FRIENDS of a baby boy with flat head syndrome
have put their best foot forward to raise more than PS300 for charity.
A BILLINGHAM family can't say thank you enough to everyone who has helped raise vital funds for six-month-old Freddie Summersgill, who suffers from flat head syndrome
And more and more parents have been using the corrective helmets to treat flat head syndrome
Flat Head Syndrome
is thought to affect one in 25 babies but the NHS says there is not enough evidence to support the use of helmets.
Kayleigh and her family have since launched a fundraising campaign for Lucy as she was born with Flat Head Syndrome
, causing her head to be misshapen.
Now six-month-old Lucy has been diagnosed with severe Brachycephaly and Plagiocephaly, commonly known as Flat Head Syndrome
(FHS), causing her head to be misshapen.
One minute I can be working with someone injured from the gym, and the next treating babies who have Flat Head Syndrome
with STARband Helmets.
In March, decision makers at NHS Kirklees said there had been no change in the evidence for the use of corrective helmets for positional plagiocephaly - flat head syndrome
This suggests that babies with flat head syndrome
should be screened and monitored for possible cognitive and motor delays.
The tot suffers from Flat Head Syndrome
but Lorraine said Good Hope Hospital, at Sutton Coldfield, would not operate.
Connor, of Kilmarnock, was born with plagiocephaly, also known as Flat Head Syndrome
Parents may be able to avoid or minimise the effects of flat head syndrome
simply by having fun with their babies when they are awake, not by jeopardising their safety when they are asleep.