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Adjusting to Casts

 The casting stage can be the most trying time for a Mom & Dad on a little one’s clubfoot journey. This can be due to the fear of the unknown, the fear for our baby, the discomfort caused to our child and the inability to alleviate said discomfort. Additionally, many parents do not know of clubfoot diagnosis prior to birth further exaggerating the anxiety for the parents. Therefore difficulty adjusting to casts can be felt by both parents and the clubfoot baby. When addressing the cast(s) in regards to the baby, follow our checklist to ensure everything is correct: Bottom of the cast □Check the toes□ Are they pink? □ Are they blue & cold?□ Are the toes swollen? Sometimes...

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