25 Nov 2019

What Osteopathy and an expert Cranial Osteopath can do for your baby?

Forward your inquiry into us for more info about which disorder we can help for! Babies & Toddlers Osteopathic care can also help your baby or child grow up healthy and happy. We are qualified to work with babies and children. Babies’ skeletons are softer than an adult’s and we will therefore use gentler techniques such as cranial osteopathy when treating babies. Osteopathy is a gentle treatment suitable for children and babies which could help soothe and relax your baby. Osteopathic techniques are suitable for children at all stages of development; I will assess your child to see what might help. Cranial techniques are safe, gentle, and non-manipulative. They are often used when treating young children and newborn infants.

Our osteopathic services will work with baby and child through all stages of their treatment plans via continuous communication and in-depth examinations in a relaxing and soothing atmosphere, ensuring parents and children are all happy every step of the way.

Flat Head

Flat head syndrome, or plagiocephaly,

is a condition where baby's head is flattened on one side, causing it to look slightly asymmetrical. It affects many babies, but isn't normally a major cause for concern, as it does not have any effect on baby's brain or cause them pain.

How do I fix my baby's flat head?

Treatment** Some tips: Change the head position while your baby sleeps. Reposition your baby's head (from left to right, right to left) when your baby is sleeping on the back. ... Alternate positions in the crib. Consider how you lay your baby down in the crib. ... Hold your baby more often. ... Practice tummy time and see an Osteopath for more advices and support.