Expensive Helmets do not correct skull flattening in babies

The use of hard plastic helmets, which typically cost around £2,000, have been found to be ineffective in correcting Plagiocephaly, also know as Flat Head Syndrome. See the article HERE in the British Medical Journal. The SleepCurve mattress however has been Clinically Proven at Alder Hay Children’s Hospital to prevent and treat Flat Head Syndrome. […]

SleepCurve & Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

PRESS RELEASE Leading NHS children’s hospital finds simple solution to flat head syndrome – the SleepCurve® mattress. The Alder Hey NHS Children’s Foundation Hospital has made a revolutionary breakthrough in curing the increasingly common and distressing problem for babies and young infants – flat head syndrome, with the development of a new baby mattress, by […]

Why would you want your baby to wear a helmet?

Why Would You Helmet your Baby…? Why would you use an orthotic helmet to treat a baby with Flat Head Syndrome, when a SleepCurve Mattress is just as effective? Flat Head Syndrome – also referred to as Plagiocephaly or Braphycephaly, depending on the way the head is misshapen – is a condition found with some […]

Baby Sleep

Thoughts on sleeping issues in babies by Philip Owen D.O. (Paediatric Cranial Osteopath) When asked about lack of sleep in babies at my Children’s Clinic, I usually remind parents that babies not only should, but need sleep and it is extremely rare for a baby not to need much sleep. Much of the growth and […]

Let’s Get The FACTS Out There!

TEN Facts to Clarify and Reassure Parents who may be considering using a SleepCurve Mattress The SleepCurve Company respects people’s opinions, however some comments that have made are misguided, factually incorrect and are misleading for other parents. The comments come from people with a limited understanding of Flat Head Syndrome, SIDS or any clinical knowledge […]

Do’s and Don’ts to Prevent Developing Flat Head Syndrome

Do’s and Don’ts to Help Your Baby Stop Developing Flat Head Syndrome and Start Self-Correction DO Understand the cause of Flat head Syndrome (Plagiocephaly) When the weight of your baby’s soft round head is placed against a flat surface such as flat mattresses, car seats, bouncy chairs or even the floor whilst on their back, […]

SleepCurve versus Helmet – as a means to treat Flat Head Syndrome

SleepCurve versus Helmet – as a means to treat Flat Head Syndrome By Philip Owen, Paediatric Cranial Osteopath When I am asked in my clinic to comment about the benefits of helmet therapy compared to that of a SleepCurve mattress, I usually start by explaining the important fact of which every parent must be aware. […]

S.I.D.S. – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – ‘Cot Death’

Every parent is naturally concerned about the safety of their new-born, when using various baby products. The sad fact is that based on current statistics, for every 3,500 babies born, there will be one fatality, leaving the family devastated. The actual cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is not fully known. There is much […]

Evaluation of the SleepCurve Mattress

The SleepCurve Mattress has been extensively tested in Clinical Trials – the results of which have been widely published and presented both in the United Kingdom and Internationally. The clinical evaluation study of the SleepCurve Mattress in the treatment of  Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome), was carried out at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. […]