Tag Archives: Benefits of Sleepcurve

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 We have had a number of ‘Keyboard Warriors’ in the past, particularly on social media. The SleepCurve Company respects people’s opinions, but some of the comments that have made are misguided, factually incorrect and are misleading for other parents. The […]

Do’s and Don’ts to Help Your Baby Stop Developing Flat Head Syndrome and Start Self-Correction

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. […]

Reflux in Babies

Reflux in babies – what is it and are there alternatives to a reflux wedge or reflux pillow? Acid reflux or ‘posseting’ as it’s also known, is unpleasant for both parent and baby. Acid reflux in babies is common, but it can be challenging to cope if you’re a new parent trying to work out […]

Sleep When they Sleep

Once you are over the shock of having a newborn in your life, and the semblance of a routine begins to form in your days, some of the ‘good advice’ you are given starts to seem a little dull, case in point being ‘sleep when they sleep’. You very quickly realise that if you sleep […]

The Selfish Parent

One mum once told me that parents should apply the same rule to their parenting as they do to their safety on aeroplanes. That is, to fit your own mask before helping your child. It can be an uncomfortable concept, but it is so important to remember that in order to be a good parent, […]

Clinical Study at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

SleepCurve Mattress Clinical Study at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital The report on the clinical study of the use of SleepCurve mattresses in the treatment of Flat Head Syndrome (Positional Plagiocephaly) was published in: Here is a section from the ‘Abstract’ “The aim of this study is to document changes in head shape associated with use […]