The Best Baby Pillows to Avoid Flat Head Syndrome

One way that some parents are avoiding the effects of flat head syndrome is by using specially designed infant pillows. These pillows provide the infants head with cushioning that works to disperse the pressure put on the back of the skull when baby lays on her back. The goal of the pillow is to avoid […]

How Do I Know When to Talk to the Pediatrician About Plagiocephaly?

Maybe you are a first time parent or maybe you have other children but never noticed head flattening before. Perhaps a friend or relative commented on the shape of your infant’s head. Regardless, you may wonder how flat is too flat when it comes to your infants head. Here are some helpful hints to help you […]

The Best Baby Carriers for Avoiding Flat Head Syndrome

Pediatricians worldwide agree that getting baby off of their backs is important to avoid flat head syndrome. While tummy time is important, it has to be carefully supervised by an adult. So, how can you keep baby off of his back when you need to get things accomplished? One of the best and most effective […]

Advantages of In-Home Therapy for Flat Head Syndrome

Your baby has been diagnosed with something you can barely pronounce – plagiocephaly. This in itself might be enough to send you reeling. When you start reading about the treatments and therapies and specialists, it’s probably enough to push you over the top. Never fear, the treatment options to treat plagiocephaly have never been easier […]

6 Tummy Time Products to Eliminate Flat Head Syndrome

We have all heard that from a very young age it is important to introduce tummy time for the growth and development of our babies. Tummy time is an important part of baby’s day for a number of reasons. It helps to strengthen the muscles in their necks, tummies and backs. It also helps them […]

5 Activities to Enhance Babies Growth and Development From 3-6 Months

Infant Development between the age of 3 and 6 months means baby is growing and developing at a very fast rate. During this small window you will see your little person go from a blank slate to a big bold personality. This fun-filled, action-packed time in baby’s life can be exhausting for parents but by filling their […]

Current Treatment Options for Babies with Plagiocephaly

If your baby had been diagnosed with plagiocephaly you might find that there are current treatment options with more variance than you originally thought. These are some of the most current treatment options for babies with varying severity levels of flat head syndrome. Sleeping and Resting Position Changes One of the first treatments for milder cases of […]

Three Important Ways to Avoid Plagiocephaly

Plagiocephaly has seen a dramatic spike in the number of babies diagnosed each year over the course of the past twenty-two years. Finding ways to avoid plagiocephaly has become increasingly important. This spike has largely been associating with the “Back to Sleep” campaign, which encouraged parents to put their infants to sleep on their backs, […]

What is the Doc Band?

There are a number of products available for babies in need of cranial reshaping devices. As medical technology advances further and further, there are more options available for families dealing with a plagiocephaly diagnosis. The Doc Band is a customizable “helmet” that offer comfort throughout the treatment process. What is the Doc Band? The Doc […]

Updated Guidelines for Treating Positional Plagiocephaly

In a recent article Evidence-based Guidelines for the Management of Infants with Positional Plagiocephaly the Joint Guidelines Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) put forth updated guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of infant positional plagiocehaly. Since publication, the study […]