That Chic Mom: Meet the Tortle to Combat Flat Head Syndrome

That Chic Mom: Meet the Tortle to Combat Flat Head Syndrome

Originally published at: http://www.thatchicmom.com/2012/10/meet-the-tortle-to-combat-flat-head-syndrome/

It seems like everyone knows someone who has a baby who suffered from flat head syndrome and according to doctors the numbers are only going to increase, currently affecting 1 in 3 babies. As a parent we are told to put our babies to sleep on there back yet if you do not actively reposition your child’s head from side to side they are at an increased risk of developing positional plagiocephaly or flat head syndrome. The cost of physical therapy and corrective head gear can exceed $5000. This is where the Tortle comes in handy.

 

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