My husband and I never chose a pediatrician before Calvin was born so the hospital pediatrician came to see him. He was concerned about Calvin's neck strength and his hip placement from being breeched. He sent over a physical therapist to do a quick exam and she recommended for us to start physical therapy with him as precaution. As a new mama, I was already scared about what was to come and now I was anxious about my son's health or movement. Since September, we've seen the physical therapist once a month to learn new stretches and monitor his neck, hips and flat spots on his head. We would play with toys to watch him move certain directions and making sure he would stay at midline appropriately. She watched and monitored him closely while taking notes on what our next steps would be to help him. I won't lie, I was always anxious before each meeting because I was scared he wasn't progressing well. But guess what?! Calvin has great neck control, his hips are aligned where they need to be, he stays at midline well and is growing at a perfect rate!
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