I can't believe I'm typing this. A fortnight ago we were awaiting a meeting with Aces consultant, fearing the worst and praying for progress. Today we are talking about removing the Pavlik Harness after having a successful hip dysplasia appointment!
Not all DDH babies require an adapted car seat, but Ace was particularly tight in his Joie 360 Spin. Having discussed his reaction at being in the car seat with another mum, we think it was the shoulder straps pulling that was causing him such upset. Thankfully the Maxi Cosi Happy Hips service came to the rescue
I always imagined maternity leave would be super boring. I envisaged days and days of feed, cry, nap, repeat and my sanity quickly escaping through a crack in the door. But then baby cinema came to the rescue.
We are now 15 days into life with the Pavlik Harness, and for the majority it's been easier than I expected.
Clingy, crying and cranky. All our babes can be like it from time to time... let's me honest, sometimes it feels like ALL the time, but have you considered they could be going through a developmental leap?
Having a diagnosis of hip dysplasia (DDH) and the fitting of a Pavlik Harness can be worrying, or even distressing. But it’s true what they say- babies do generally adapt quickly and it is much harder for us, the parents.
Babies require more luggage than I ever imagined. Team that with a long car journey and your first night away can be a scary one. But we survived! And hopefully with these tips you will too.