3 Tips to Prevent Your Baby from Getting a Flat Head

The Danish Health Authorityrecommends thatbabies always sleep on their backsto ensure they are sleeping as safely as possible. This can cause their skulls to temporarily grow out of shape, also known as flat head syndrome. And it’s a good idea to act early  if your baby is showing signs of this. Luckily, flat head syndrome is very common, and there are many things you can do to help prevent or correct this. Read on for 3 simple tips from our professional expert, Physiotherapist, Rikke Randrup Skaaning.


  • You can help prevent or correct flat head syndrome by:  
  • Ensuring that your baby gets lots of tummy time when awake.  
  • Alternating the direction your baby lies in the crib. 
  • Stimulating your baby from both the left and the right side. 
  • You can keep yourself updated on recommendations from the Danish Health Authority. 

1. Give Your Baby Lots of Tummy Time 

3. Stimulate Your Baby from Both Sides


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