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Who should use Mimos baby pillow?

Especially useful for babies:

  • who resist repositioning (or counter positioning)
  • who have higher risk factors
  • with reduced mobility due to surgery or hospitalisation or special conditions such as hip dysplasia, arms or collar bines fractured and craniotabes
  • for pressure relief during sleep

Protest against counter positioning

To avoid frustration due to counter positioning and also to effectively help baby to round out flat spot, Mimos baby pillow provides the best solution.

It is very common that many babies are recalcitrant to repositioning (sleep on the rounder side) this is because babies are accustomed to sleep position in the first 3 months of life and do not easily accept the change of sleep position after that time.

Deformational plagiocephaly High risk groups

  • Twins or of multiple births
  • Males
  • Favorite head position (positional preference)
  • Born between 34 and 37 weeks' gestational age
  • Torticollis
  • Head tilt

Studies have shown that these babies are at higher risk of developing severe flat head syndrome (deformational plagiocephaly).

The most effective method to minimize flat head syndrome in these groups of babies before it becomes problematic is through taking early preventative measures which include pressure relief, tummy time, positioning techniques, neck muscles stretching exercise (for torticollis and asymmetry neck muscle tightness).

Special conditions

  • Arms or collar bones fractured due to birth injury
  • Hip dysplasia which may require the use of special band for treatment

These conditions can restrict baby from performing tummy time or staying in the upright positions in the early life.

Other special condition, for instance, craniotabes (abnormal softening or thinning of the skull) in otherwise normal newborn can also benefit from using Mimos pillow for a gentler support to the exceptional soft skull.

Recommendation of use

tummy time to avoid flat head syndrome
pillow to avoid flat head syndrome
Start tummy time early and by 3 month of age should be minimum 30 min a day
Use mimos pillow when resting on the back or sleeping

Mimos pillow is made of a special 3D polyester fiber composed 94% of air that allows babies to breath through it, therefore is safe for SIDS.

Mimos pillow is suitable for all babies from 0 to 6 months of age or until he or she starts to roll or turn by himself or herself.

Gently place the head of your baby to the middle cavity of the pillow when laying him on his back.

For safe sleeping, all babies should sleep on their back.