Prevent Flat Head Syndrome with the Tortle by Dr. Jane – Review & Giveaway

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One in 2 babies will develop flat head syndrome. Due to the Back to Sleep campaign (to prevent SIDS) by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), flat head syndrome (Plagiocephaly) occurs when infants spend long periods of time laying on the back of their heads or in a favored position. In same cases, some babies […]

Well Baby Tummy Time Mat

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Tummy time for an infant is vital to development and growth. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends 40-60 minutes of tummy time per day so babies can avoid flat head syndrome and torticollis and as a result develop core muscle strength, gross motor skills and fine motor skills. Many if not most babies dislike […]

New Guidelines to Prevent Flat Head Syndrome

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Recently, the journal “Pediatrics” released new guidelines for Pediatricians and parents on how to prevent and correct flat head syndrome. The number of babies diagnosed with flat head syndrome (aka positional plagiocephaly) has increased significantly since the safe sleep campaign (established in 1994) have babies spending more time on their backs. These new guidelines are not to […]

Fisher Price Newborn Rock & Play Sleeper

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The Fisher Price Newborn Rock & Play Sleeper is a great place for soothing, playing or sleeping. It is extra deep so it makes the baby feels secure but has mesh sides which allows for air flow.  The inclined seat makes napping more comfortable (helps with breathing and stomach issues such as reflux). With help […]