We’ve all seen the idyllic pictures on social media of smiling mums feeding their gorgeous newborn babies - but pictures are rarely shown of the mum who is googling breastfeeding tips at 2 am, struggling with a little one that just won’t feed.
One of the most common reasons parents bring their babies to see me for treatment is because their baby has a flat head, otherwise known as Plagiocephaly, or Flat Head Syndrome. Let's take a closer look at:
- what plagiocephaly is,
- how it happens,
- what it means for your child’s health,
- how to recognise it and
- what treatment options are available to you so you can make an informed choice about treatment for your child.