Parents who put expensive pillows in their babies' cots to stop the back of their heads being flattened are warned they may be lethal
Parents are risking their babies’ lives by putting expensive pillows in their cots to stop the back of their heads being flattened, experts have warned.
Worried mothers and fathers are increasingly buying speciality cushions that claim to stop ‘flat head syndrome’ among infants, doctors say.
But experts say these products are unsafe, unnecessary and unproven - and could put babies at risk of cot death.
For the first six months of their life, infants should sleep flat on their back in a clean cot with no pillow, blankets or toys.
Having an uncluttered sleeping area significantly reduces the... read more
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