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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. […]

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 […]

Noisy Newborns!

From pregnancy to pram, there are hundreds of worries that warp the new mum’s mind. No mum expects to sleep seamlessly with her new baby in tow, but few are prepared for the anxiety that can strike in the middle of the night. There are hundreds of resources available on the subject of newborn sleep, […]

Benefits of the SleepCurve Mattress

Philip Owen explains some of the many benefits in using the Sleepcurve Mattress for your baby. The unique patented design of SleepCurve mattresses are the result of more than a decade of work by Philip Owen, one of the UK’s leading cranial osteopaths, who specialises in treating babies from new-born onwards. The mattresses provide five […]

Acid Reflux in Babies, Sleep Position Can Help

One of the most common and distressing conditions that affect babies in their first year is acid reflux, sometimes referred to as Gastroesophogal Reflux Disease. It is the cause of great discomfort and sleepless nights and is caused by stomach acid coming up from the stomach into the oesophagus, the tract that takes food from […]