Resource for Professionals Treating Plagiocephaly

Are you a therapist or orthotist looking for more hands on training about irregular head shapes in infants? Carolina Kinder Development’s goal is not only to treat babies with flat head syndrome but also to educate professionals on our methods on this growing...
Understanding Plagiocephaly

Understanding Plagiocephaly

I want to introduce all parents and caregivers to a series of new videos I am creating centered around the health and well being of your child. I hope to release several news videos in the series over the next several months. These short videos are designed to give...
My 2nd baby has a flat head too!

My 2nd baby has a flat head too!

Hoping everyone had a Thanksgiving filled with Thanksgiving!  I was filled with gratitude to reconnect with two very special families on Wednesday. For both babies that came in, I had the honor of working with each of their first babies several years ago.  To their...

Why is Torticollis so Common?

A word from Susan Slaughter, MS, OTR/L What is Torticollis? Torticollis is a neck issue where infants tend to turn their head predominately in one direction.  They might turn their head to the right or the left or the head is slightly tilted (cocked to left or right)....

Feedings, Flat Heads & Other Care

    From the weekly column in the Charlotte Observer by pediatrician Rhonda Patt, MD: During feedings, hold your baby and make eye contact. This is an important bonding time. Babies should never be fed with a bottle propped up using blankets. . .. If...