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What is the most effective way to prevent flat head syndrome?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Rotate Baby

Discuss with pediatrician, but the best way to avoid this is to not let the baby sleep on its back all the time.
Once swaddled you can rotate baby from side to side to minimize the flat head.

In brief: Rotate Baby

Discuss with pediatrician, but the best way to avoid this is to not let the baby sleep on its back all the time.
Once swaddled you can rotate baby from side to side to minimize the flat head.
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