BABIES

Torticollis

What is Torticollis? Torticollis means twisted neck and if a child has this condition,their head will be tilted to one side while their chin is turned to the other side. When a baby is born with this condition it is called congenital torticollis. About 1 in 250 babies are born with torticollis. What causes Congenital…

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Plagiocephaly

Plagiocephaly – misshapen head Pronounced: Play-gee-o-kef-a-lee What is it? Plagiocephaly is the most common craniofacial problem today. Deformational plagiocephaly, also known as positional plagiocephaly, means a mis-shapen or uneven (asymmetrical) head shape. Plagiocephaly does not affect the development of a baby’s brain, but if not treated it may change their physical appearance by causing uneven…

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