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Welcome


Your Journey Starts Here.

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Welcome


Your Journey Starts Here.

Our Mission

To give parents beginning life with a baby in a spica cast the tools and resources they need to confidently care for their baby, and quickly redefine their "normal."

Read our Advocate Spotlight, featured by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute.

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New Spica Parents Start Here


New Spica Parents Start Here


 

You just left the hospital. Now what?

The feeling is similar to when you left the hospital for the first time with your newborn. What do you do with him? How do you care for her? Is there something you forgot to get? Find your answers here.

 


Have something specific in mind you're looking for? Search for your topic or item here.

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Don't do This Alone


Don't do This Alone


Join the Community

You need support. Your family and friends will be key, but odds are they have not lived the spica life. There is a strong community of other spica parents out there that want to help and answer your questions. 


Connect Now

The fastest and most helpful community we have found is through the DDH - Hip Dysplasia - Children Facing Surgery or Spica Casts Group on Facebook. This thriving community of spica parents can answer questions more specific to your situation, offer encouragement, or simply share with you in your experiences common to spica life. Request the group Admins to become part of this private group.

Blogs

There are many awesome examples of blogs written by current and former spica parents, telling their stories and experiences. These are a great resource for unique tips, tricks, and insight. Here are some of our favorites:

1. Mackenzie's Hip Adventures

2. Baseballs, Butterflies, & Blessings

3. Donna Jayne

4. My Hipster Bub

5. Simplify. Live, Love.

6. Maisie's Hippy Adventure

 

Other Resources

There are several other great resources we have found that provide info on hip dysplasia and spica casts. Here are some of the best we have found:

1. International Hip Dysplasia Institute

2. Hope the Hip Hippo

3. DDH UK

4. Cast Life, by Natalie Trice

4. 101 Things to Do With a Child in a Spica Cast, by IvyRose Spica Chairs

5. One Hip World

 

 

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Find Encouragment


Find Encouragment


Our Spica Veterans Blog

The stories in this blog will uplift your spirits, give you advice, and help you keep the end of your spica journey in sight. Our goal is to create an archive of knowledge from parents who have lived the spica life. If you have experienced a spica journey, please join us by clicking the link below to share your story, and allow it to be an encouragement to others!


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Share Your Story

Have you endured a spica journey? Do you have tips, tricks, and encouragement to share with new spica parents out there? Let your story encourage others! Here you can submit your spica baby's story, along with your thoughts and advice, to be featured in our blog and on Instagram!