Risky wrap: dangers of swaddling babies

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — When you think about hip problems, senior citizens may come to mind. However, doctors say infants are at risk of developing serious joint problems because of something parents do to comfort their babies.

Haley Marchsteiner is a bubbly, 6-year-old. She laughs and plays games, and when things don’t go her way, she still tries to have fun, even though she can’t walk right now.

I don’t like sitting all the time,” Haley told Action News.

Haley was diagnosed with hip dysplasia at 18 months — all because of something her mom did when she was a baby.

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