PSA: What's the Big Deal About W-Sitting?
Over the years, I've had several parents come to me with concerns about "W-sitting." What is W-sitting, you ask? It's when the child sits on his or her bottom with knees bent backward and outward. It seems harmless. Shouldn't a child be able to sit whichever way is the most comfortable? Does it make that much of a difference? Why does my doctor tell me to avoid W-sitting anyway? The truth is that it can make a big difference and can delay normal development in some chil