The legacy of DDH – how things change

I remember the days leading up to BB’s official diagnosis of Hip Dysplasia with a clarity that is often remiss in my memory bank.  Google had already spelled out our daughters condition before we even…

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Miracle working, or is it magic?

Driving to work this morning, with my face close to the wheel, eyes squinting through the rain that was beating at my windscreen, I found it hard to believe that only a few days ago…

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Preventing late diagnosis of Hip Dysplasia

When BB and I first met the man who was to gently cut open her skin and surgically correct her hip, it was the first time that I really felt the sting of being caught…

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Hip Dysplasia: Why we should burn forward facing baby carriers

I was sitting on the London underground today when I saw something that made me beam and hiccup a sob simultaneously. It was a stranger, a man, he was carrying his baby in a sling. …

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Today: 14 months past surgery. : DDH

BB fell out of bed at 4am this morning, her shouts of anger at finding herself in a huddle on the floor were almost as loud as her shrieks of delight when she realised that…

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