Along with other negative feelings like fear, helplessness, and uncertainty; the feeling that Stella and I are both missing out has not left me since our first treatment approach in the Pavlik harness. Though back then, we were missing out on small things like cute outfits and "perfect" photo shoots. In the Rhino brace, we graduated … Continue reading DDH- Missing Out
I'm not here to say I am some sort of expert on parenting a babe with developmental hip dysplasia. HOWEVER, my daughter has gone almost as far as you can go in the depths of treatment for such a condition so- I'm pretty darn close. We've been through the Pavlik, the Rhino, the Spica, the ultrasounds, … Continue reading Pavlik Care- Carry On
Ok ok, I’ve got to come clean. I didn’t just start this blog to talk about handling home life as a mother. My daughter has hip dysplasia and I need to vent. I’ve heard many people say, “I thought only dogs could get hip dysplasia.” And while I’m infuriated by the fact that someone just … Continue reading Developmental Dysplasia of the Hips- DDH for short.