World Clubfoot Day was June 3rd, but for many reasons I missed the boat. I still wanted to share a little bit about what that date means to us. Our sweet Jonas was born with bilateral clubfoot, meaning both feet were twisted inward and upward. We found out about it during the 20-week ultrasound. I…… Continue reading World Clubfoot Day: Almost There!
Hello there! If you just found out the baby you’re expecting has clubfeet and googled “clubfoot” in a panic, welcome to the club! I want to say one thing first and foremost: you are going to be OK. And your baby will be happy, healthy, and will thrive! You can do this! And, congratulations on…… Continue reading So You’re Expecting a Clubfoot Baby: Thoughts, Tips, and Resources
We are now nearly done with 23-hour bracing, and it’s incredible how fast this phase has gone. We go in for a follow-up appointment this week and if his feet look good, he’ll be cleared to wear the brace for naps and nights only! 23-hour basically means your kid wears the boots all the time, but you’re allowed…… Continue reading Clubfoot Update: Almost Out Of Daytime BNB Wear!
Well it’s official: Jonas is done with casts and his feet are corrected! That doesn’t mean we’re done yet, but just look at those beautiful feet… Free at last! You can kind of tell his legs took the shape of the casts and there’s a teeny bit of bruising and wrinkling on the top of…… Continue reading No More Casts!