A member asked:

Growth us at 39 wks- baby head is 17th percentile-tech said hard to get a good read-head so low doc not worried/said baby is healthy. efw 75th percentile at 8.4 lbs-head is 17th/ why? microcephaly? what is the % to diagnose microcephaly? im scared?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

The measurements may not be accurate. Discuss vaccinations and infection screening tests with your OB specialist. When the baby is delivered, measurements are obtained. The percentiles are within range and the technician stated a technical issue. Try not to worry.

Answered Dec 18, 2022



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