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 ...
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.
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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 [...]
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