Tummy Time is Important

@article{Graham2006TummyTI,
  title={Tummy Time is Important},
  author={J. Graham},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={45},
  pages={119 - 121}
}
  • J. Graham
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Pediatrics
When infants remain in a persistently supine position without any preferential head turn from torticollis, and without the developmental benefits of turning their heads from side to side during regular periods of tummy time while awake and under direct adult observation, their heads become progressively flattened through the impact of gravity and persistent occipital mechanical pressure. Brachycephaly refers to a head, which is shortened in the anteroposterior dimension and wide between the… Expand
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