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Cranial Remolding Helmets and Car Seats

Updated: Nov 16, 2021



Can my baby wear their helmet while they are in the car seat?

Almost all of our babies do wear their helmet safely in their carseats during the treatment process! If you are going to be in the car for 30 minutes or longer this is a good opportunity for your baby to wear their helmet to prevent flattening. Often while your baby is sitting in their car seat they are resting on the back or side of their head that has a flat spot. Research has shown that spending prolonged periods of time, about more than 4 hours a day, in a car seat can contribute to creating a flat spot. Wearing the helmet in the car seat allows f