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Infant head and neck

Learn about your child’s head shape, head tilt, and neck stiffness.


Some babies have different head shapes. If your baby’s head is tilted or they’re having trouble turning their head, they may have tight (stiff) neck muscles.

Pediatric rehabilitation can help if your child is having challenges in these areas of development.

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Current as of: May 21, 2024
Author: Pediatric Rehabilitation Services, Alberta Health Services
Rehabilitation Advice Line

Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.



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