Why Is My Baby's Head Flat?

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Your baby's head is flat because he/she spends a lot of time sleeping in one position hence putting pressure on one part of the skull. Babies who spend much of their time sleeping on their back will often develop a flat spot where their head presses against her beddings.
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1. Allow the baby to sleep on his side. If you change his position during the night often, his flat spot will begin to go back to a normal shape. 2. Use a blanket or wedge at night
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There are originally fourty four bones in the head of an infant. As humans grow, those numbers reduce to twenty-eight. This is because the bones fuse together.
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The soft spot on a babies head is called a fontanelle.
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Also known as plagiocephaly, flat head syndrome commonly occurs right after the baby’s birth until six weeks of age. This is caused by some external pressure that is forced
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