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Preventing Hip Dysplasia in Infants

What is Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)?

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a hip problem resulting from hips being forced into a stretched-out position too early and the thighbone doesn’t securely fit into the shaped socket. A baby is born with this or happens during the first year of life. It is not painful and may be undetected until the child is on the walking stage.

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