Tips & Hints Handouts
Healthy Hips Australia has developed the following handouts for parents from parents who've been through a hip dysplasia journey of their own. We hope you find these practical tips and hints helpful.
Information Record Booklet
A great resource to help you keep track of information discussed at each appointment, plus a place to jot down your questions to ask:
We have provided some links to local resources, international organisations and hip dysplasia-friendly businesses in Australia.Read more
We understand how lonely and isolated you can feel when no one around you has experience with hip dysplasia. We can connect you with people in your area and organise catch ups both in person and online, via Facebook, across Australia:
Facebook DDH Support Groups:
For upcoming catch ups visit our Events on the Facebook page.
'You are not alone. Contact us and we'll happily be in touch.'
Keep updated about Healthy Hips news, events and resources:
There is a lot of medical jargon that gets used. Some of the most commonly used terms can be found in this section.Read more
Questions are common after diagnosis and during treatment. Sometimes shock, distress and stress, not to mention sleep deprivation if diagnosis comes during the early months of life, can make it hard to process and retain any information given during appointments. We have included some frequently asked questions, but please feel free to contact us with other questions and we will be happy to direct you to the correct source of information.Read more
There are a number of videos available online that provide practical tips and how-to demonstrations for managing various hip dysplasia treatments. We'll feature a selection of these over-time so keep an eye on this section:
Bridget & Kyle set up Spica Life after their daughter Londyn was diagnosed with DDH in 2015. Their website is a great resource for Spica families. Here is one of their how-to videos: