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How to tell if my baby needs a shaping helmet

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I would say your doctor would be able to help you with a helmet diagnosis.

John Hopkins website says this:

"If your child is diagnosed with deformational plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, or scaphocephaly and is less than 12 months old, we may prescribe cranial remolding to correct the shape of the child’s head.

In addition, children who have undergone endoscopy to correct a craniofacial disorder will often be prescribed helmet therapy for the first year after surgery to further correct the shape of the head."

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