Tag Archives: SleepCurve

Is the SleepCurve Mattress safe to use when my baby rolls onto their tummy?

Parents often ask what to do when their baby rolls on to their tummy and is the SleepCurve mattress still safe to use. When this occurs, it would be true to say that the beneficial supportive effect on the back of the baby’s head is not being employed. Many babies prefer sleeping on their tummies […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]