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My husband was very nervous and hesitant. He decided he should not

go to the casting. He wasn't 100% sure about the band and I was

sure it was the right decision. I was a little upset he didn't go

but then I realized it was for the best. My mom went with me to

help me out. It is crazy because he watched him get circumcised

when he was one day old, but not cast. Don't be too nervous about

the casting. It goes really fast, 11 minutes. Ask all your

questions before the casting. This put me at ease knowing that I

was doing the right thing for my son and his future. Good luck, you

will do great.


> Bobbi, Thanks again. I'm glad it went well. We're scheduled for

casting on Friday in Chicago. I'm really nervous, and my husband is

still hesitant about this mainly because he's nervous about the



> I'll do a search to check back to your previous question/replies

as well... I hope your son adjusts well!


> Bobbi <heybobbisox@...> wrote: yesterday went well. He

is still adjusting as it is soooo

> hot here in Phoenix. Where will you be going? I forgot to tell


> that I asked a similar question a couple weeks ago and I got one

> reply were a baby went from 100% to 89% cephalic index in 8


> I thought that was pretty good. Take care and keep in touch.


> Bobbi

> , 6 months, left tort/plagio/brachy

> DOCband 5/8/06




> Bobbi,

> Thanks for your reply...good luck to you! Which CT location do


> go to?



> > Our son is 6 months old this Wed. and he will be fitted


> for his DOC band. I cannot tell you yet how he will do. But he

> also has 4.5 deviations from standard on his cephalic index. He


> 96.2% and the norm is 73.7%. His CVA is 12mm. Keep us in mind


> I will let you know how it goes as we go along the next few


> CT thought it could be anywhere from 8-12 weeks.

> >

> >

> > Bobbi

> > 6 months, tort./plagio/brachy

> > DOC band May 8

> >

> > > Our daughter will be 7 mos old this weekend, and after


> > > various repositioning techniques for months, we're planning


> get her into a docband. Repositioning succeeded in reducing her

> facial assymmetry and minimizing the forehead bulge. It also

> reduced the flatness on her right side, but it also increased

> flatness on the back. She has been diagnosed as

> plagio/brachy...moderate to high-moderate.

> > >

> Her assymmetry measured off by 13mm and her cephalic index was


> vs. standard deviation. I'm not sure if this terminology is


> correct, but hopefully you know what I mean. I'm wondering if

> anyone has babies with similar measurements, and what the results


> your treatment were?

> > >

> > > Thanks!

> > > Cris







> For more plagio info

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