Plagiocephaly means flattened head. It most commonly occurs when a baby sleeps or lays in the same position. Aurelia has never liked resting on her shunt, meaning the left side of her head is quite flat. Luckily, this problem has a fairly easy, absolutely adorable fix:
She's smiling now, but the initial transition was ROUGH! It didn't help that they cut the ear gaps in the wrong place. Bless her pointy little head. This pink helmet is a temporary fix. I have something much more exciting planned for the real helmet, stay tuned.
I took a birds-eye before shot of her flat little noggin. But the camera is in the car and it's raining too hard.
In other news, our days have been filled with 6 month follow-ups. We've seen her pediatrician and her neurologist already. We still have endocrinology, genetics, GI, and neurosurgery to go. And weekly physical therapy sessions have commenced (including daily homework). She also has a big assessment on Friday with a therapy place that has a few more specialists. It's a busy time in the Hawkin's Household!