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Flat head - hates tummy time

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newmum7369 Sat 14-Oct-17 09:22:13

DS1 is 11 weeks old and I've noticed he's developing a slightly flat head. I'm aware of the need for tummy time but he screams whenever I try to put him down. I've tried propping him up on his front on the Sleepyhead or a cushion and tried to entertain him with toys but nothing seems to work.

Any alternative ideas for keeping him off his back whilst he's awake?

DonkeyOaty Sat 14-Oct-17 13:34:37

Sling him. Or front carrier.
scroll down for positioning advice from nhs

skankingpiglet Sun 15-Oct-17 20:27:13

Tummy time doesn't have to be on a mat on the floor. On your knees/lap or carrying so he's looking over your shoulder all count too. Would he tolerate that?
But yes, as mentioned above a sling would be perfect.

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