DDH

Posts about DDH – Developmental Dysplasia of the Hips. Follow our DDH journey with the Pavlik harness.

5 Ways to Help Your Baby in a Pavlik Harness

When B was exactly 12 weeks old, she was fitted with a Pavlik harness due to being diagnosed only two days earlier with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH). We were told to expect her to be in the harness for 12 weeks. Last week though, we were told that B no longer needed to wear her Pavlik harness as it had done its job after only 6 weeks. You… View Post

DDH – What happens when your baby has a Pavlik harness fitted?

This week has been a bit of a whirlwind. On Tuesday, B had an ultrasound scan to check her hips were developing properly. This was a follow-up scan as she had her first one at six weeks, due to being breech. We were told at six weeks that the ligaments in her right hip were a little loose, but she’d be checked in a month. On Wednesday, we had a… View Post