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Craniosynostosis is a condition in which the skull
sutures in a baby's head close prematurely, causing a misshapen head. But
not all babies with misshapen heads have craniosynostosis.
When the cause of a misshapen head is related to a baby's position,
moving the baby's head during sleep may be all that is needed. Talk
with your doctor about how to position your baby so as to not
increase his or her risk of SIDS.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerChuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofAugust 21, 2015
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
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