What is Plagiocephaly? Plagiocephaly is a condition that causes a baby’s head to be flat or misshapen. This can occur due to a child’s positioning after birth, decreased space in utero, or during delivery if a child gets stuck in the birth canal. If a child’s head is misshapen during birth or delivery, the condition usually corrects itself within a couple of months. If not corrected, a pediatrician may recommend a cranial helmet to help properly shape the head. Positional Plagiocephaly occurs when a child spends too much time in one particular position, such as laying on their back or … Continue reading
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