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A Facebook forum and support group has been set up for families of children with developmental dysplasia of the hip.
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A Facebook forum and support group has been set up for families of children with developmental dysplasia of the hip.

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) affects about one in every 1,000 new‑born babies and is ten times more likely to occur in families with one or more members who have the condition.

If DDH is not detected and treated early, it can cause a lifetime of pain and interventions. Nevertheless, little psychosocial support is available to children with DDH as they grow into adulthood, or for their parents and carers.

As a result, a community of families affected by DDH has established the DDH UK Forum and Support Group. The group’s closed Facebook page offers vital peer support and advice at any time of day, and has grown

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