Baby Jack suffered from craniosynostosis, a condition where an infant skull prematurely fuses by turning into bone, changing its growth pattern. Helmets can be worn as a corrective measure, his loving father painted Jack’s helmets with Star Wars iconography. We previously covered similar stories here.

One in 2000 children are born with craniosynostosis; if left untreated, the affected child can suffer from various impairments. Yesterday was Jack’s birthday and also last day wearing his helmet.

Happy birthday Jack!

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This baby had craniosynostosis and had to undergo surgery

Afterwards, he needed to wear a skull-shaping helmet

His loving dad spent one year decorating them with Star Wars art

“Today is the last day of helmets. Happy birthday, Jack!”