What is right torticollis stretch?

Right Torticollis Stretch

Right torticollis stretch


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

  1. Place your baby on their back on a changing table or a carpeted floor.
  2. Place one hand on your baby's right shoulder. This holds the shoulder down.
  3. Put your other hand on top of your baby's head.
  4. Gently and slowly bend your baby's head 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 2 or 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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