Tummy time

An Overview of Flat Head Syndrome

Flat head syndrome—medically known as positional plagiocephaly—occurs when a baby’s head develops a flat spot in the first months of its life. The baby’s skull is soft, and their neck muscles are still weak during this … READ MORE

Helmet therapy for your baby

Helmet therapy is used to gently correct the shape of babies’ skulls over time. Newborn babies’ skulls are soft plates with spaces between them. As the baby grows, these plates grow, gradually harden and knit together. Johns … READ MORE

What parents need to know about a baby helmet

12 things to remember when a baby is in a helmet. By Normallifemom, Normal Life Mom December 12, 2019. My four month old son was diagnosed with Torticollis and Plagiocephaly. It sounds way scarier than what it is. Essentially, he has … READ MORE

Tummy time shown to aid infant development

Research review shows tummy time improves rolling, crawling and other motor development. Guide to tummy time: When to start and how to make tummy time fun. It’s important for infants to have daily tummy time. It helps with their … READ MORE

The Truth About Tummy Time

Pediatricians say it’s essential. But is it? I remember many things fondly from the time my kids were infants, but tummy time is not one of them. Deanna Donegan, The New York Times By Melinda Wenner Moyer, The New York Times April … READ MORE

Infant positional plagiocephaly

Cranial asymmetry occurring as a result of forces that deform skull shape in the supine position is known as deformational plagiocephaly. Orthomerica Starband Carl Cummings MD, Principal author, Canadian Paediatric Society, Community … READ MORE

Flat head syndrome – what is it?

The term Flat Head Syndrome is another term for Plagiocephaly. Plagiocephaly is a blanket word for covering three different types of flattening on a child’s head. Align Clinics, Cardiff UK by Lisa Williams, Align Clinics March  … READ MORE

Hudson gets a helmet using 3D technology

Hudson Churchill was born one month premature. Because of his particularly tender skull, he began to develop a large flat spot on the back of his head called plagiocephaly. His mom, Adele, tried to round out the flatness with a … READ MORE
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