When should I worry about my son flat head ? He is 2 1/2 months old. He used to sleep on just one side I got him to sleep on his other side as well so now he rotates during the night but his flat spot is still there. Anyone have any tips??
They usually don’t start trying to correct it with a helmet until 6 months old or when they can hold their head up on their own. We used receiving blankets to try and get my boy to lay on the other side more than his flat side
Mine had the same problem. Just do lots of tummy time during the day and it should even out
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I had to lay my daughter on the opposite side everytime she laid down until I started seeing a difference. Then alternate. Baby is young enough for you to correct it before a helmet is needed.
Turn him on his stomach. Get him off the side thats flat.
Every time you hold him rub his his head round and round and eventually you can reshape the head.worked for me
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Rub his head before it’s too late
I agree… They already said it all. Good luck!
My son did that and i brought it up to his doctor and found out he has a condition called torticaulis. He just got his helmet today. If your really concerned about it ask tour doctor.
My sons was like that well over 6 months. Every check up my doc would say oh don’t worry about it, it will correct itself but now he still has somewhat of a flat spot and he’s 1. I would make sure to bring it to the doctors attention and keep an eye on it. If it gets too bad they’ll make your baby wear a helmet, I wish our doc had with us.
My son has a flat spot and we saw a plastic surgeon doctor at the u of m. They said it was a positional flat spot from how he was laying inside me. Unfortunately his primary care waited to long to refer us so there isn’t much they can do now, but they said that as he gets older it won’t even be noticeable. I think it’s just what makes him, him follow your gut though and see a specialist if your very concerned. Mamas know best
He needs a helmet from dr to reshape his head do it soon or it will be harder to fix
Just sit and rub his head all over. It should all even out but keep in touch with your doctir about it
Tummy time at every opportunity! Avoid putting your baby in a “container” (swing, bouncer, anything that forces the baby to lay on their back will worsen the problem). Also being checked by a doctor or physical therapist for Torticollis and getting that treated right away will help.
You can buy a pillow for this! Will help correct it xx good luck xx