Plagiocephaly

Plagiocephaly is a term to describe an irregular shape of an infant’s head. It can mean the baby has a flat spot on the back of his head or that it is misshapen. A baby’s head is quite soft and pliable when first born. This makes a baby’s head very susceptible to external pressures that …

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The Importance of Tummy Time

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all babies sleep on their backs and spend time on their tummies when awake and supervised. What is so important about tummy time? Babies are born very tightly curled up, a position they keep during those last few months of gestation. After they are born, babies need to …

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