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2014-08-12 16:27:29

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than ever before, you may notice babies as young as 4 months old sporting decorated helmets.

2014-07-10 16:24:48

More Locations for Treating Babies with Misshapen Heads HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-area parents seeking plagiocephaly treatment for their babies' misshapen heads

Laying Babies On Side Or Back Can Cause Flattened Skull
2013-07-08 12:48:07

A new study has found that the practice of lying babies on their side or back to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) can often cause a flat spot to develop on a child's skull.

2011-10-17 11:49:13

New research reinforces the need for continued public education programs that encourage parents to place their infants to sleep in the supine (back) position in a safe crib or bassinet, to prevent an estimated 4,600 annual Sudden Unintended Infant Deaths (SUID), of which 50 percent are classified as Sudden Death Syndrome (SIDS).

2010-12-04 00:00:38

RSLSteeper, one of the UK’s leading providers of clinically effective prosthetics and orthotics services, has launched STAR@Steeperclinic, a new service based in Leeds designed specifically to help treat babies suffering from head shape abnormalities such as deformational plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome). (PRWeb UK) December 2, 2010 RSLSteeper, one of the UK’s leading providers of clinically effective prosthetics and orthotics services, has launched STAR@Steeperclinic, a new...

2010-06-16 13:09:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a specialized provider of treatment for infants with plagiocephaly and other head shape abnormalities, recently opened a new location in San Antonio.

2010-02-15 08:22:44

In a new study, infants averaging six months of age who exhibited positional plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) had lower scores than typical infants in observational tests used to evaluate cognitive and motor development.

2008-10-07 06:40:00

Researchers reported on Monday that using a fan to circulate air actually lowered the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies.

2008-10-07 06:00:13

By Liz Szabo Fans may reduce the risk of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, a study shows. Babies who slept in a room with a fan were 72% less likely to die from SIDS, according to a study released today from Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

2008-07-30 12:01:17

A new survey of more than 400 pediatric physical, occupational and speech therapists confirms what early childhood medical professionals have been observing for years: two-thirds of therapists reported seeing a rise in Early Motor Delays in infants in the past six years, and those who saw an increase said that lack of tummy time while awake is the number-one contributor to the escalation in cases.

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