My child W-Sits. Is It Really So Harmful? It Can Be. W-sitting is when a child sits on the floor with his or her [...]
About Jennifer Halfin, PT, MSc(A)PT, Reg (Ont)Jennifer Halfin is a registered physiotherapist working in the field of pediatrics. She works with children of all ages, helping them to achieve their motor milestones through various therapeutic approaches.
I'm often asked as a pediatric physiotherapist, “Can I use a bumbo, floor-seat, exersaucer, jolly-jumper with my baby?” This is a highly controversial topic in the therapy world, and quite often a polarizing one. Over the years, even my own opinion has changed as I’ve grown as a therapist and become a mother myself. Here's my answer ...
At What Age Do Babies Sit? Babies begin to sit anywhere from 4-6 months, with independent sitting emerging closer to 6 months. [...]
At what age to babies crawl? Crawling, or any form of locomotion typically emerges between 7-11 months. Types of Crawling There are various forms [...]
What is plagiocephaly (baby head shape flattening)? Plagiocephaly is a fancy term for flat head syndrome. There are actually 2 types: plagiocephaly (where one side of the head is flatter than the other, commonly associated with torticollis), and brachycephaly (flat head across the whole back of the skull).