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Traveling with a Clubfoot baby

I waited until now to write this blog as we just completed 3 trips in a matter of a 9 weeks. We have flown, driven, bused it and trained it. Here are my best travel tips along with special ones just for the clubfoot babies.In General: Pack LightI always say to myself after every trip, “next time I will pack lighter.” And it never fails, I never do. But if you can reduce yourself to one suitcase not only will you save yourself money, but you will have extra hands. This summer we stayed in Wells, Maine in a cottage that had laundry. This was a life saver especially with two kids. I did one load a night that included...

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Clubfoot Babywearing

Babywearing for clubfoot babies is achievable and highly recommended. Use this infographic to get a head start on if you're preparing for the arrival of your clubfoot child or would like to give babywearing a try. Please note: That carrier choice is highly personal, as it will fit every caregiver and baby differently. Many people have used additional carriers to the ones listed with casts and boots & bar, they have had to been creative with modifying their positions. SaveSaveSaveSave

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Boot and Bar Basics

BOOTS AND BAR BASICS (aka bnb)Getting to know your way around the post cast-world of clubfoot. There are many options available today for boots and bars here are some of the most popular: Markell  Boot: Mitchell Boot:Ponseti Bar: Dobbs Bar: ADM: STANDARD PROGRESSION of wear:23hr wear for 3 months following the last cast.14-16hr* wear up to 1 year of age.12hr* wear after 1 year of age.*Not all Doctors follow this routine. Please ensure you are following the guidance of your doctor.   ROUTINE:Setting precedents and routine is paramount to your child’s success with BnB. Ensure you are rigid with your routine for two reasons. 1) The baby/child will know what to expect, this will reduce the ambiguity of, “Will I have...

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Clubfoot Directory

  We are pleased to suggest the following community Facebook Group pages that offer support and help with the Clubfoot Journey: Blogs A Peach Tree City Life Adventures of Breck Pilkington Busy Bee Mummy Bex Carson Cross Clubfoot Hub Clubfoot Athlete Dlublin Zimmermans Enroutrospect Grace and Serendipity Klubfoot Kid Lana Mayes Lauren Christie (Leroy's Boots) Living the Diagnosis Love Peace Beauty Magnetized Life Mirtha Johnson Only Shooting Stars Blog Our Little Happy Feet The Intense Baby What Olly Did Next Non-Profits miraclefeet CURE Clubfoot | CURE Global Clubfoot Initiative partner organisations | Global Clubfoot Initiative Clubfoot South Africa STEPS Charity Facebook Groups A Step In The Right Direction. adults / teens with clubfoot Alberta Families with Clubfoot Closed Group Atypical...

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