What is left torticollis rotation?

Left Torticollis Rotation

Left torticollis rotation


If your baby's head tilts to the left and the chin points up to the right:

  1. Place your baby on their back on a changing table or a carpeted floor.
  2. Put one hand on your baby's right shoulder. This holds the shoulder down.
  3. Put your other hand across the right side of your baby's face (from the forehead to the chin).
  4. Gently and slowly rotate your baby's face toward your baby's left shoulder.
  5. Try to hold the position for at least 2 seconds. Then slowly let the head return to its resting position.
  6. Repeat this 2 to 3 times.

You can also do this stretch by sitting your baby on your lap, facing away from you. To hold your baby's shoulders steady, put one of your arms across both of the baby's shoulders and hold the baby against your body. Then follow steps 3 through 6.

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