• Putting my baby in a helmet was the toughest decision of my life

    2 monthes ago - By Today's Parent

    With my first baby, I shared many of the same challenges as the other worried, overtired and overwhelmed new moms in our playgroup-breastfeeding struggles, sleep regressions and battles with diaper rash. But there was always one thing none of the other parents could relate to: my son's plagiocephaly, a.k.a. flat head syndrome.
    At my son's two-month appointment, the paediatrician found a flat spot on the left side of his skull. There wasn't anything wrong with his brain, thankfully, but his head was misshapen. She recommended that we roll up a receiving blanket and place it on the left side...
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