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What you need to know about 'flat heads' in babies

Dr Catherine Jonas

To clear up any confusion you may have heard about this condition affecting the head, we speak to Dr Catherine Jonas, Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician at Westmead. Here is everything you need to know about plagiocephaly.

What is plagiocephaly?

Literally meaning 'oblique head', plagiocephaly is the term used to describe a baby with a flat or uneven head. Imagine a head that appears asymmetric, with the ear on the affected side often being pushed forward.

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