Tag Archives: plagiocephaly

Can we please go home now?

Leaving Hospital with a Premmie (or two). When you are pregnant, you normally anticipate things will go a certain way; maybe the way previous pregnancies have gone, or maybe better! Some people expect particular hiccups because of their medical history … Continue reading

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When a Bent Head is More than Plagiocephaly

Steph’s recent post on tummy-time mentions the increasing incidence of plagiocephaly – literally, a misshapen skull. One reason for the rise is certainly the increased numbers of babies sleeping on their back, which is recommended as being the safest way … Continue reading

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Sling Time is Not Tummy Time

One of the common misconceptions circulating in babywearing circles is that time upright in a carrier can be equated with “tummy time”, or time an infant spends playing on its tummy. These two activities should not be equated, there are … Continue reading

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