Sunday, 4 November 2012

Flat Head Syndrome

Flat head syndrome is a situation which the baby's head are flat in one position. There are many reason that cause flat head syndrome such as:
1) Sleeping Position (Highest probability to cause flat head syndrome)
When baby sleep in one position for too long, the head tends to be flat.
Left Side: Baby experiencing flat head at the back
Right side: Baby's head cranium is in normal position
2) Factors in the womb
3) Giving birth prematurely
4) Muscle problems
5) Craniosynostosis

Below are the medical terms of the flat head syndrome:

The key solution is to encourage baby to change sleeping position as to allow a proper growth on the baby's head.

Below is a good video on flat head syndrome:


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