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Help his head is shaped funny?!?!

My DS is 2 months old today and I noticed that the left side of his head is becoming flat...I know it is from laying on it but how do you stop it from getting worse? Will it go back to normal? Any way to prevent it further?

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Asked by konnorsmommy09 at 3:34 PM on Aug. 15, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • switch the side your baby lays on each time.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:36 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • Switch to a different side. It's normal. Tonio never got flat on one side but he sure got

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 3:47 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • Rotate how your baby lays. Not just when he is asleep but all the time! Make sure he gets time on his stomach and sides! Sometimes when they get a little older they find a position that they like and they stay that way so check on him often and move him if you see him going onto the side where it'd flat!

    Answer by EmmasMama723 at 4:17 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • once he starts getting off his back and crawling and stuff it should reshape some. If not, you might have to get a helmet for him that reshapes his head.

    Answer by vickwu at 4:18 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • Besides turning his head to different positions... limit time spent in a swing or car seat and do more tummy time. If it get too bad they will have your baby wear a helmet to shape the head.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 5:33 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • honestly rub his head to. do all the tummy time stuff and make sure he's laying on a different side but make sure to rub his head also. not to hard on the soft spot though.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:12 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • This is a little different but my daughter had a cone head, but only on the right side because the doctor used the vacuum but didn't get it on the middle.
    She is 5 months now and the cone isn't soft anymore but she seems to be growing into it

    Answer by BambiF at 9:38 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

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