Has your infant been diagnosed with plagiocephaly? It is more common than you think.  Here’s all you need to know about plagiocephaly to put your mind at ease.


1. What is plagiocephaly?

Plagiocephaly, or ‘flat head syndrome’ is when one side of the skull is flattened. Nearly 50% of all infants are affected by plagiocephaly, usually due to being in the supine position too often for too long. The flattening most often occurs at the back or on the side of the head.


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