If you see a child sitting in this position, stop him before it’s too late! (VIDEO)
To begin with, children spend a lot of time with toys. Besides, they commonly sit in a frog position or sit on their feet because they can play.
What is more, the frog position is not recommended for anyone, but all parents should be aware that the excessive use of this position during the growing years can lead to future orthopedic problems. Moreover, this position is contraindicated for a child if he has muscle tightness (it will aggravate it), neurologic concerns, orthopedic concerns and developmental delays.
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Thus, children who sit in a frog position may have poor gross motor skills and may fall frequently. Also they may walk with their feet turned in, etc.
To draw the conclusion, one can say that if you are concerned about your children — stop them from sitting abnormally. Try sitting in various positions.
This can be very difficult and frustrating for a parent, particularly if the child has been sitting in this position for a long time. Have you ever heard about the frog position? Please, share about it in comments!