Archive for Hip Dysplasia

Update on Caloway’s Hips

Caloway was born January 29th and on January 30th was put in a Pavlik Harness for hip dysplasia. When that failed we moved to two different abduction braces which both failed. Then in May he had surgery and was in a spica body cast until September. After surgery he was put in the rhino cruiser. […]

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Why Bath Time Is So Special

When Caloway was first diagnosed with hip dysplasia one thing I read repeatedly on support forums was “I don’t get to bathe my baby anymore” and similar feelings. I thought it was so silly. Bathing is the biggest worry these other parents have??? I even told Cory about this. That so many others concern was […]

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5 Things I Have Learned About Hip Dysplasia

June is Hip Dysplasia Awareness month and in honor of this I am going to share 5 things I have learned through this process. Pediatricians check all babies for signs of “hip clicks” when they are born. This is a preliminary test for hip dysplasia. If you know someone who has arthritis in their hips, […]

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery

There are a few reasons why I want to write this post. One is selfish and is just for therapeutic reasons. Secondly, I know there are other parents going through the same thing as us right now or will be in the future and maybe some of them will find this and find some comfort. For me the […]

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