• What you need to know about flat head syndrome-including how to treat it

    8 days ago - By Today's Parent

    Lots of babies have asymmetrical or pointy heads-and it's totally normal. Newborns are born with fairly thin, flexible bony plates instead of hard skulls, which makes them all the easier to squueeeze through the birth canal. But a softer skull means your baby may end up with a flat spot on their head in the first few months of life, simply from the pressure of lying on a mattress, or in a car seat or baby swing.
    That's what Cloey Bradcliff* discovered at her son Henry's* two-month checkup. “The paediatrician noticed Henry had a tendency to lean his head to the left, which can be a symptom...
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