St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

Indications your baby may have hip dysplasia

By Healthshare
Updated April 19 2018 - 8:52am, first published April 17 2018 - 8:00am
Risk factors: An infant is five times more likely to develop hip dysplasia if mum or dad had it when they were kids and is also at higher risk if a sibling had DDH.
Risk factors: An infant is five times more likely to develop hip dysplasia if mum or dad had it when they were kids and is also at higher risk if a sibling had DDH.

When you first hear the term ‘hip dysplasia,’ it’s likely you’ll assume that this is an adults only condition, but one in 100 children are diagnosed with hip dysplasia each day in Australia.

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