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      Flat head syndrome (also known as Plagiocephaly) in infants has become more common over the past few decades as a side effect of the Back to Sleep campaign, which instructs parents to put babies to sleep on their back in order to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. In our most recent episode of Move Forward Radio our experts discuss how parents can follow the recommendations of the Back to Sleep campaign while also taking steps to prevent flat spots.

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      The American Physical Therapy site has helpful information for women throughout life but also cover many topics involving the childbearing years. Tips include: preparing your body for pregnancy, relieving pregnancy pain, setting up an ergonomic nursery (for parents), and lifting carrying children and topics such as incontinence. There is also a woman's health FREE downloadable e-book.

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