SWADDLING AND HIP DYSPLASIA
ONE OF THE MAIN BENEFITS OF THE SPAGHETTI WRAP, IS THE PEACE OF MIND THAT DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPLASIA OF THE HIP WILL BE PREVENTED DUE TO THE FREEDOM OF HIP AND LEG MOVEMENT THAT THIS LUXURY SWADDLE ALLOWS.
HAS YOUR BABY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH HIP DYSPLASIA?
Whilst it is distressing news to hear that anything is ‘wrong’ with your baby, the good news here is that early detection is key and with the appropriate treatment hip dysplasia will not have any long lasting impact on your child. That said, as a parent, you want to do all you can to provide your baby with comfort especially helping ensure that they sleep soundly and rest well. A baby with hip dysplasia should still be able to receive the benefits of safe swaddling - to be wrapped in a cocoon of softness to alleviate the startle reflex to help them sleep for longer. Groove Child considered all of these factors, and more, to ensure that the Spaghetti Wrap could also be used by those receiving treatment for the condition. The design and simplicity of the Spaghetti Wrap means it can be used by babies with hip dysplasia, and is compatible with a range of treatment harnesses and casts including the Dennis Browne Bar, the Pavlik Harness in addition to the Spica cast.
HOW TO AVOID HIP DYSPLASIA
There is no sure fire way for parents to avoid hip dysplasia in their children, as many of the conditions are far outside of anyone’s control. However, safe swaddling techniques will prevent the development of hip dysplasia and should be adhered to. Parents should look for a hip healthy swaddle that ensures legs and hips have full freedom of movement.
The following tips will assist you: To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle
So whether you want to prevent developmental dysplasia of the hips in your baby, or provide comfort to your child who is already diagnosed with hip dysplasia, the Spaghetti Wrap is the one-stop sleep solution that has you covered.