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average head circumference for 6 month old baby

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Relative study: His rating means that 10% of infants at this age have a larger head circumference (size) while 90% are smaller.If the size has increased from 25-50-75 ... Read More
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: If properly measured it is above the 98% mark for age. Weight is about 75% and length 50%. I would want measurements of both parents HC (it is often a ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If your baby is growing fine and following his growth curve steadily, shouldn't be a problem, but keep the follow up and measurements, he or she doesn ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Craniosacral therapy: Cst or craniosacral therapy works wonders for those flat scalps. Look at upledger institute website for a practitioner in your area.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Needs evaluation: Your child should be seen by your pediatrician. He may refer you to a neurologist to evaluate your child.
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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: He should evaluated by his pediatrician and may have CT of head to be sure no brain injury.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The soft spot can reflect the pressure on the contents inside the skull. If the kid is laying down, it can bulge some naturally but it would flatten w ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Vaporizer for babies: Cool mist humidifiers are ok for babies. It is not generally safe to use the old steam mist humidifiers. Putting a little Vicks into will be fine. If ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Head banging: Your child's hedbanging may be due to the onset of teething. He is trying to comfort himself. A frozen or cold teething ring might be helpful for him ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: You need to observe the baby. If she cried initially but could be consoled and is now active and interested in her surroundings, as well as able to to ... Read More
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