Preventing Hip Dysplasia

Unfortunately hip dysplasia cannot be prevented 100%. While the causes of hip dysplasia continue to be studied, there are some things you can do now to help prevent and reduce the risk of your child developing hip dysplasia:

 

Hip-Healthy Swaddling to Prevent hip dysplasia

Some swaddling techniques may contribute to developing hip dysplasia. Learn how to keep your baby’s hips safe when swaddling. Improper swaddling may lead to or exacerbate hip dysplasia.

 

Baby Wearing

Babywearing is becoming increasingly popular. Learn how and why.
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Baby Seats, Carriers, Slings and Other products

Where does your baby spend significant amounts of time during the day? Learn what to look for in baby seats, carriers, slings, and other products to help prevent hip dysplasia.

 


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