This baby is being treated for a craniofacial anomaly - an abnormality of the head and/or facial bones. The helmet will help correct the shape of his skull.
While some anomalies are mild, others can be very serious. The Craniofacial Anomalies Program at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is one of the largest practices of its type in the country and the largest program in Michigan.
Learn more about the Craniofacial Anomalies Program at U-M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.