Does your baby’s head look more square than round? Are you worried about their brain development? It turns out, you probably don’t need to worry — it’s a totally normal occurrence and can easily be fixed. Parenting is scary, especially when you’re thrown into the ring for the first time. It seems like every little thing is life or death and of course, you only want what’s best for your little bundle of joy.
So what do you do when your child’s head starts to look a little square? Before going into panic mode, it’s important to know that this is a super common issue.
Flat head syndrome is a common name for plagiocephaly or, less commonly, brachycephaly, and happens for a number of reasons. This problem has simple at-home remedies you can do to help round out your baby’s head and there are special infant pillows on the market to aid you as well. Read on to learn more about flat head syndrome and how infant pillows can alleviate the issue.
Baby Pillow with Ears
For baby’s calm sleep. The shape of the orthopedic pillow maintains the correct position of the baby’s head. The pillow is designed for the proper development of the cervical spine, providing a soft touch of the head and neck resistance. Find it at AllBright Kid.
Pink Blossom Head Support Pillow
Super versatile, the Pink Blossom Head Support Pillow can literally be used anywhere you would like your baby to have a little extra head support. It matches the child’s head very well which makes it possible to protect it against impacts during travel. Find it at A Matter Of Style.
Seal Rebecca Nursing Pillow
This custom nursing pillow will be a great companion for your baby from the first moments of their life. It works perfectly as a pillow for feeding, breastfeeding and it will also serve as a support when baby starts to sit. For older children, it will be an excellent mascot, playmate and nursery decor. Find it at NuvaArt.
Leo Baby Pillow Flat Head Correction
Soft and safe pillow with a lovely Leo the Lion design for the newborn baby up till 2 years of age. The orthopedic pillow supports the head of the baby from all sides, without creating a bend in the cervical region, promoting longer and deeper sleep, preventing flat head as well as gradually correcting the flat spot. The pillow is made in the shape of a brave lion so in time it can become the toddlers toy or imaginary spirit helper, and will serve for many more years in this role. Find it at VeeMuses.
Blush Hearts Head Support Pillow
This butterfly pillow can be used with car seats, strollers, and baby prams. It will be ideal for naps, during playtime, or when changing your baby. The baby head pillow is designed to provide the child with comfort and protection. The unique shape of the pillow allows you to fit your child’s head safely and prevent flat head syndrome. It perfectly fits in the car seat making long journeys so much more comfortable for the baby. Find it at A Matter Of Style Gifts.
Butterfly Head Support Pillow
Very soft and well-profiled anti-shock pillow. It matches the child’s head very well which makes it possible to protect it against impacts during travel. The anti-shock Butterfly pillow is made of high-quality 100% cotton and soft Velvet. It was manufactured carefully to meet the needs of your little ones. It features a stitched anti-allergy soft filling made of silicon which makes the pillow very flexible and soft. Find it at FUN with MUM.
Head Support Pillow
This is 100% Handmade product. This soft pillow features a central indentation specially designed for flat head syndrome. It will help to regulate the baby’s sleeping posture, prevent sleep partial head. Perfect with baby nest, cot, crib, moses basket, pram, car, stroller, sofa etc. Find it at Toddler Nest.
Baby Pillow Butterfly Support Head for Baby
Due to its special profile – it is flat under a head and its sides are gently filled – the Butterfly supports a head gently and perfectly adjusts to a child’s position. The Butterfly Pillow diminishes shocks and provides comfort during a car ride or a pram walk on an uneven surface. Find it at NuvaArt.
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