While children are using the block, their position can be changed without removing components. It can be used for supine and side-lying, either for daytime or sleeping, either on the floor or in bed. Some children can move supine to side lying without assistance. The freedom factor is very useful during the night.
There has been research into reducing the risk of hip subluxation in certain groups of children. As a result, there continues to be professional support in the use of 24 hour postural management strategies.