Preventing Infant "Flat Head" with Tortle

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Back is Best
Its what all new parents are told,lay your baby on his back to sleep. But, did you know that lying baby on his back without constantly re positioning his head can lead to plagiocephaly ( unbalanced neck muscles) and torticollis (flat head syndrome).  I am so thankful that this isnt something Ive had to deal with ( knock on wood) but I know some parents who have and the treatment is not fun. 
Thankfully Target.com has just announced that it will be carrying a perfectly simple solution, The Tortle.



Founded by Board Certified Pediatrician and Neonatologist Dr. Jane Scott in 2012, Tortle Products, LLC is located in Denver, CO.  Tortle Products manufactures Tortle, an FDA-cleared patented Class 1 medical device.  This stylish knit beanie prevents and treats Flat Head Syndrome (Plagiocephaly and Torticollis), a condition most prevalent in babies 0-6 months of age.  Every baby is at risk for developing Flat Head Syndrome with one out of two babies being diagnosed with the Syndrome.  Tortle works by gently deflecting a baby’s head from side to side while they are lying on their back.   Available in a variety of colors and designs, Tortle has a recommended retail price of $19.99.  Please visit www.tortle.com for more information.

Watch the video: http://www.tortle.com/Tortle_s/1821.htm

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Target.com will carry three Tortle designs; Blue Elephant, Pink Flowers and Solid White.  The Tortle beanies are available in medium and large sizes at a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Tortle has sponsored an amazing giveaway for Modern Housewife readers,  

Travel Essentials Package for Holiday Travels with Baby Giveaway

one lucky reader will win a Tortle knit beanie and a gorgeous 2 Red Hens diaper bag
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2 Red Hens Studio Rooster Diaper Bags
This custom designed bag gives mom all the style and sass she had before she had a baby, and all the functionality she needs now that her precious little one has arrived.  Features include:
•             Interior zipper pocket, bottle holder and 2 elastic pockets
•             Convertible stroller straps
•             Attached key fob
•             Magnetic snap and button closure for easy access
•             Extra long changing pad in 2 Red Hens signature red dot pattern.


Good Luck!

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 Giveaway ends at 12AM EST on December 20, 2014.
Disclosure: I have received no compensation for this post, but giveaway prizes have been provided. All opinions are my own.

21 comments:

  1. Never heard of this. Currently I use a lovenest pillow and just can't put my baby down. This sounds pretty awesome!

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  2. Fantastic giveaway! Such a simple and effective solution for babies.

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  3. Thanks for the give away! Wonder if it works for that bald spot in the back of the head my baby gets from lying on her back!

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  4. Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!
    -Lucy

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  5. I would love to win this to give to a friend who is pregnant!

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  6. This is such a great idea! What a wonderful idea for a present to a new mother!

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  7. Wow, the beanie looks like a great hat! my first had mild flat head syndrome, this would be great for baby #2

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  8. Hadn't heard of the beanie before, would love the diaper bag, thanks for a wonderful giveaway!

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  9. Nice product -- never knew that it existed.

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  10. I have started to see a number of babies with flat heads. I had not heard of this before, what a great idea.

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  11. this sounds like an awesome product to have

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  12. Thank you so much I would love to win!

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  13. This would be a great product to have. I really love this. Idea. Thank you.

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  14. Never heard of this, but expecting a grandbaby in March, would love to try.

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  15. I have a 2 Red Hens Toy Nanny and love it. I would love to add a matching diaper bag. I never really worried about flat head syndrome until my nephew needed a special helmet. Now I'd feel good having the Tortle on hand for when our new little guy arrives!

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  16. I know quite a few people whose babies ended up needing helmets. I definitely want the Tortle for our new baby so we don't have to worry about that!

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  17. This would make a great baby shower gift!

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  18. This is an awesome giveaway! I hope I win so I can give it to my sister who is due in May!

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