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Container Baby Syndrome

B Anitha

Keywords : Bucket baby syndrome, Container baby syndrome, Developmental delay

Citation Information : Anitha B. Container Baby Syndrome. 2019; 12 (1):21-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-12103

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


In recent years, there is a rapid increasing incidence of developmental delays in normal infants. These developmental delays may be caused by modern child rearing practices. Nowaday's newborn babies or young infants are placed in a container or carriers in terms of stroller, baby supportive devices, etc., for a long period of time which may cause less opportunity for the child to lie on their tummy leading to container baby syndrome (CBS). CBS is otherwise known as bucket baby syndrome. This condition may impact normal growth and development of a newborn which leads to problems in normal physical, cognitive and social interactive behaviors and physical deformities. Thus it is very fundamental requisite for the family members, caregivers and healthcare personnel to recognize the symptoms of CBS to alleviate the difficulties and restore the normal movement and ensure the optimal growth and development of the child.

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