Very often children are sitting in the shape of the letter W just like you can see on the photo.They much time in this position, while they are playing. But, this position causes problems that most people do not understand and do not pay attention. Sitting in this way can create an inner hip rotation and creation of predisposition for development of serious orthopedic problems! What’s more, this position also leads to muscle deformation and contraction, as well as improper bone development. In fact, every professional orthopedist will warn you not to allow your children to sit like this
In this position, the torso muscles cannot maintain body balance normally as a result of the effect of gravitation that exceeds the basic body gravity center. The easiest way to prevent any complications is to prevent this sitting to become a habit.
Because of that, do not allow your children to sit in this position. Try and motivate them to sit with their legs straightened up, or even crisscrossedas they prefer.