could she be allergic to the band and it took a while to react? I
haven't heard of heat rash being this bad. some babies are allergic.
from what it seems like here babies are allergic to starband more than
doc,but I don't remember any babies allergic to hanger. It probably
does happen though,since I imagine the materials are the same or similar.
sydney 2 yrs starband grad
--- In Plagiocephaly@
> My seven month old daughter, Gracie, has been in her Hanger helmet for
> two months. The first month she had no red marks, and I thought the
> process was going to be "smooth sailin'". For the last month, though,
> she has developed a heat rash in various places (mostly the holding
> spots) on her head. I am getting pretty discouraged because she was
> making alot of progress in the beginning, and I don't want to lose
> ground, or give up, because of a rash. Obviously, she is not wearing
> the helmet during flare ups (which is most of the time right now).
> Hanger is working with us to do whatever can be done.
> I am wondering if anyone else (no matter what type of band) has
> experienced severe heat rash. When I say severe, I mean a bubbly,
> oozy, itchy, and all around yucky mess (sorry to be so graphic). My
> pediatrician said Gracie's head needs to "breathe" more. We have been
> using methods to help it heal, but it comes right back.
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