Is That Head Tilt Normal?
When a baby presents with torticollis they will typically have a head tilt to one side while the chin tilts in the opposite direction or they are leaning more to one side or the other. This condition is actually a lot more common that one would think. Over 45,000 infants are born with congenital torticollis in the US each year. Torticollis usually develops due to problems of the upper spine and/or the muscles and nerves located in the neck. This can occur for many different r
What's Up With That Crying Baby?
When a diagnosis of colic is given to an infant by a doctor it usually means "We have no idea why your baby won't stop crying". This can be extremely frustrating! Infants are determined to be colicky when they cry for more than 3 hours per day, for more than 3 days per week and for more than 3 weeks. As a parent, it doesn't really matter what name the doctors want to put on the condition, the big concern is why is my baby in distress and what can I do. Here are 3 things to co