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The following is a list of recent International Hip Dysplasia Institute news articles that highlight our commitment to excellence. To read an entire article, please click on the news headline. If you are looking for Scientific Literature Reviews, click here.

Ultrasonographic Assessment of Hips in the First Six weeks of Life: Does the Incidence of DDH Change from week 1 to week 6?

Although Hip dysplasia is diagnosed using both clinical and sonographic findings, using ultrasound alone may over-diagnose DDH in the early days/ first week of life. Bialik et al conducted a study...

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One Hip World 2012

One Hip World is a one day event to take place on June 30, 2012! The idea behind this event is for you to choose a fundraising activity - a bake sale, book sale, 5K Run/Walk, an auction, etc... to be...

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To screen or not to screen for DDH?

There are wide differences of opinion about the value of screening infants for hip dysplasia. Almost everyone agrees that the newborn examination is important, but even that misses about one in 10...

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FitPregnancy

Wrap your baby right Rigid swaddling could pose a risk to your baby....

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PS Mom Reviews

PS Mom Reviews There are two aspects to swaddling safely: 1) Avoiding suffocation and 2) Preventing Hip Dysplasia. Hip Dysplasia is one of the most common conditions among newborn babies, affecting...

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The Benefits and Risks of Swaddling Your Baby

The Benefits and Risks of Swaddling Your Baby There are many benefits to swaddling your baby, but incorrect swaddling can lead to serious health problems like hip dysplasia. Follow our tips to avoid...

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Orlando Family Magazine

Hip Dysplasia On a summer day in 2006, Sanford residents Dan and Cara Whitney welcomed their first child, Wyatt into the world. After those initial happy weeks, the immense joy that surrounded...

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Innocent infant hip clicks: Is there a need to follow them?

Children with innocent hip clicks are often referred to orthopedic surgeons by pediatricians or anxious parents. This is sometimes necessary to evaluate the possibility of hip dysplasia. However,...

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Illuminate Blog

How improper swaddling can harm your baby Most people aren’t familiar with the term “hip dysplasia.” This little known condition is the leading cause of hip arthritis in young...

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Ultrasound screening at time of birth slightly reduces the risk of surgery

Comments: A report was published online in Journal of Pediatrics Sept. 29 prior to the print version. The study is from Germany where all babies have free access to routine pediatric hip...

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