Two photos, taken four months apart, show a baby with flat head syndrome and after treatment with a custom helmet.
Two photos, taken four months apart, show a baby with flat head syndrome and after treatment with a custom helmet.
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Flat head syndrome – facts about the condition behind the helmet-wearing baby fad and how to prevent or fix it

  • Babies may develop flat spots on their heads, usually from lying in one position while they sleep. It’s a common condition, but one they usually outgrow
  • Parents can take steps to avoid or correct it; serious cases may require custom-fitted helmets to help guide the head’s growth, though

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Two photos, taken four months apart, show a baby with flat head syndrome and after treatment with a custom helmet.
Two photos, taken four months apart, show a baby with flat head syndrome and after treatment with a custom helmet.
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