Happy New Year! I hope 2023 finds you and all of your family healthy in the new year. I am more optimistic than I have been since the Pandemic! I hope I am right!! On a new and hopeful note, I want to share this – Occasionally, WaterWayBabies is used in a different and novel […]
After many requests, WaterWayBabies is excited to announce the creation of XL neck rings! Soon (August) to be available for purchase. The ring will fit older individuals as well as those of us with thicker necks ranging from 14-17 inches or 35-44cm. Check the website soon for photos and order availability. Thank you!
PK has used a WaterWayBabies neck ring for years. She has a diagnosis of Lissencephaly, ‘smooth brain’, which causes severe cognitive and motor deficits. She especially loves her nightly bubble baths using her neck ring to float and relax. Her dad decided to record and produce this video to share with other parents.
These guys – buds – swim together EVERY DAY! Mr. Baby Boy is neurotypical. His mom is the care provider for Mr. Big Boy, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a degnerative nerve disorder. They swim for about an hour every day in a warm water therapy pool. This not only benefits muscles in the arms […]
A few years ago, a PT urged me to market my neck rings to adults. I resisted because ‘WaterWayBabies’ is so branded. I didn’t want a new name, a new brochure, etc. Then, one day, yet another PT said to me, “Oh, you don’t need to do any of that! I just tell my adult […]
The warm water environment is a place of freedom, independence, and stimulation for a child with limitations. It is an equalizer of sorts. Pediatric aquatic therapy is a growing field. Physical therapists (‘physios’ in certain countries), occupational therapists, recreation therapists and speech therapists may choose to work with your child or teen in the water. […]
Welcome to my newly updated, more mobile friendly website! I hope you were able to maneuver around it without difficulty. Please let me know otherwise, in case there are kinks to still be smoothed out. Thank you! Recently, WaterWayBabies has experienced severe encroachment from ‘copycats’. One of these is actually in the U.S., but the […]
Summer is over. School’s back in. Fall’s crispness is in the air…which means ghosts and goblins, then Thanksgiving family gatherings and – yes – holiday Christmas shopping. The WaterWayBabies neck ring is an excellent gift to consider for your special loved one. At $40, it is reasonably priced for most everyone, but you might know […]
I previously shared the advantages of being upright in the water in order to achieve maximum therapeutic benefit by stimulating the neuro-developmental pathways that support rolling over, crawling, and walking. Being in water deep enough to accommodate one’s height helps accomplish this. Once a toddler or small child has outgrown his or her WaterWayBabies pool […]