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There are some common issues with many infant positioning systems.
Some funding sources and some of my colleagues are saying no to infant mobility systems that look like “strollers.” They say they need more growth and more postural control. I say Nancy Reagan was wrong; you can’t always “just say no.” Every child, family and situation is unique. When properly applied, these infant positioning systems are not only appropriate, but medically necessary. For very young and very small (dwarfism, osteogenesis imperfecta, etc.) children, these systems support a child’s unique anatomy and help them learn, see and grow. Choose wisely and make sure you match your mat evaluation to the product parameters. Go out there and make a difference.
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This article originally appeared in the September 2009 issue of Mobility Management.
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