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Now Ace is out of his Pavlik Harness it’s important we keep his legs in the correct position to help treat his Hip Dysplasia (DDH). And that’s where the Ergo Baby Carrier comes in.
Adapting your feeding positions, whether it breast or bottle, is often the first struggle with a baby in a Pavlik Harness, but luckily a handy feeding cushion may just become your best friend
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
We are now 15 days into life with the Pavlik Harness, and for the majority it's been easier than I expected.
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.