Most of us have noticed that babies sometimes have a flat spot at the back of their heads. And while its no cause for alarm, it can be a bit unsettling if it appears on your own baby.
This condition is referred to as plagiocephaly, and the most common form (positional plagiocephaly) happens when babies spend a lot of time lying on their backs, as babies often do. Infants skulls are soft and pliable, which means prolonged pressure against a mattress or a blanket on the floor can create a flattened area. Read more