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g murphy
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Hip info

Postby g murphy » Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:47 pm

has any one got any info on why cloth is better for bubbas hips especialy to do with hypermobilit. x

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ems101
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Re: Hip info

Postby ems101 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:52 pm

no idea sorry! But my brother had clicky hips (hip dysplacia?!) when he was born and had to wear double terry nappies (30+yrs ago) to correct it.

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BingBongBoo
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Re: Hip info

Postby BingBongBoo » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:15 pm

I did a very quick Google search. the following is from The Nappy lady site: https://www.thenappylady.co.uk/2929adva ... appies.asp

'Some paediatric specialists in the USA believe that the increase in hip dysplasia and other spinal injuries is related to the lack of padding and support provided by disposables – which is getting worse and worse, as they get ever slimmer in design, and fuller in chemicals. Bear in mind that most toddlers will fall repeatedly on their bottom as they learn to walk, and the extra padding provided by real nappies can soften the blow considerably.

In Europe, the use of additional padding is accepted practice in paediatric hospitals as a method for managing hip displacement in newborns. According to J A Wilkinson (Proc R Soc Med 1975 Aug;68(8):476-9), “[For] those babies in whom the capsule of the hip-joint is mechanically stretched: Spontaneous reduction and recovery is high in this group, if the babies are nursed in the prone posture with double nappies.” Of course, in much of Europe these days, that additional padding is now disposable, but cloth nappies by their nature provide similar benefits from the start for all children.'

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Caroline
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Re: Hip info

Postby Caroline » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:48 pm

ems101 wrote:no idea sorry! But my brother had clicky hips (hip dysplacia?!) when he was born and had to wear double terry nappies (30+yrs ago) to correct it.


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