Skip to main content

Search
News

Advice to prevent flat head syndrome in babies

|

Advice to prevent flat head syndrome in babies

April 23, 2013

http://www.king5.com/health/Advice-to-prevent-flat-head-syndrome-in-babies-204394141.html

 

Source - KING 5 TV


Ever since the advice came out for babies to sleep on their backs to prevent Sudden Death Syndrome, more infants have developed flat spots on their heads. The condition is called plagiocephaly or flat head syndrome. Dr. Brent Collett, of Seattle Children’s, explains how the syndrome may affect infants and toddlers developmentally and offers advice to prevent the condition.

Press Contacts for Media Interviews

Email for Media Interviews
press@seattlechildrens.org
Phone for Media Interviews
206-987-4500
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific time (non-holidays)
Urgent After Hours for Media Interviews
206-987-2000
Call switchboard to page Media Relations staff on call

Latest News

The Fault in “The Fault in Our Stars”
7.24.14 — On the Pulse Blog

I loved “The Fault in Our Stars.” Both the book and the movie. I read the book a few years ago during a flight. I cried so hard ... cont.

Doctor uses scorpion venom to locate cancer cells
7.23.14 — FOX News

Dr. James Olson is a pediatric oncologist at Seattle Children’s, and the scientist who developed a compound using a protein ... cont.

Boy healing quickly after heart transplant
7.22.14 — The Columbian

In less than two weeks, Jack Conover went from being a 7-year-old in need of a heart transplant to a vibrant boy walking out of ... cont.