If your newborn baby’s head is at risk from bumping, keep it safe with the New Born Cap. This ultra lightweight helmet is made from soft, 3/8” shock absorbent foam and is fully ventilated. The adaptive product is coated in vinyl, so it’s easy to clean using just soap and water. There's no hardware in the foam so there’s no danger of the face connecting with anything hard or sharp and the soft chinstrap holds the cap in place.
New Born Cap Specifications:
Size Circumference (A) Occipital (B) Ear to Ear (C) Small 13.5" 9.75" 7.5" Medium 15" 10.75" 8" Large 16" 11.25" 8.5"
HELMET SIZING CHART
Since proper fit is important for the comfort of the person wearing headgear, measurements should be determined by professional personnel.
- For Circumference measurement (A), measure at the eyebrow level around the head.
- For Occipital measurement (B), measure from the front of the forehead starting at eyebrow level over the top of the head to the back of the hair line where the helmet will end.
- For Ear-to-Ear measurement (C), measure from the top of one ear over the the head to the top of the other ear.
Some suggested considerations to use in helping to determine what type of helmet would be suitable for your client.
- degree of physical activity
- potential striking surfaces (floor, walls, furniture, etc.)
- nature of self abusiveness
- severity & frequency of seizures or spasticity
- length of time worn
While we believe that headgear can substantially reduce the risk of head injury we emphasize that there is no known device for preventing all injuries. Only you the customer are in a position to evaluate the particularized needs of the individual client in each environment. It is essential that professional and medical expertise be utilized in rendering decisions regarding headgear use.
Frequently Asked QuestionsHow do I measure for a helmet?
Does products from soft shell helmet have any latex in them?
For Circumference measurement (A), measure at the eyebrow level around the head.
For Occipital measurement (B), measure from the front of the forehead starting at eyebrow level over the top of the head to the back of the hair line where the helmet will end.
For Ear-to-Ear measurement (C), measure from the top of one ear over the the head to the top of the other ear.
Match the measurements to the helmet closest to their head size for the best fit.
No, they do not. They are composed of a closed-cell poly vinyl foam.
Can we mount a faceguard or a facebar to a soft shell helmet?
There must be a hard, stable suface in order to mount the bar or guard. The flexible surface of a soft shell helmet would bend and not offer the same amount of protection.
How do I know when a faceguard or facebar is necessary?
Always seek medical professional advice and input.Product Warranty
The soft shell helmet is covered against defects in material or workman-ship for 90 days from invoice date.