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Normal Head Size At Birth But Enlarges With Age
My sons head circum. Was 36.5cm at birth. His 15 weeks and his head is now 40.5cm. His a big boy, 8-9kilos. Should i be worried about his head size?
HEAD size: The head circumference falls at the 25th percentile which is normal. It will still become bigger as he grows. ...Read more
Head size : 49.5cm is larger than normal per chat attached. That does not automatically mean that your child has something terribly wrong. In some families there is a tendency to have large heads without any medical problem. Doctors mostly worry when the head size increases more quickly than expected, as this could mean there is a problem causing rapid increase in the head size. ...Read more
My daughter 16 days old, her head size 31.5cm. Is it microcephaly?
(my wife 21years old, her head size 53cm, its smaller than other same age girls).
My son head circumfrance was 35cm at birth , 37 at one month , 38.5 at 2 month and 39.8 at 3 months of age i hope his head circumfrance growth is normal?
Yes: This follows a perfectly normal pattern.Get a more detailed answer ›
My baby is 6 month old and his weight is7 kg. His head size is 17 inch. Is it normal. He cannot hold his neck properly, so I m worried?
See your DR: You are correct to be concerned. Make an apt with your DR to express your concerns and get your answers ...Read more
Im Underweight and got a Small Head , im 6'1 and weight 135 lbs , Both my parents have normal sized heads , is my diet affecting my head size?
No Necessarily: Your height and head size are all genetically determined. Neutrition does play some role. For your height you should weigh weigh close to 160-170 lbs. if you do not have developmental and Learning problems while growing up and if you are already High school graduate , then the small size of head is not a problem; just a normal variant. Eat balanced food . Breakfast Lunch and dinner. ...Read more
Is there a part in brain responsible only of talking?Can vacum tool in delivery damage brain?Is head size 47cm normal for a 2,7 months boy height 90cm
Yes, no, don't know: The answer to your first question is yes. The answer to 2nd question is no. Head size has nothing whatsoever to do with talking or suction device. Why haven't you discussed head size with pediatrician? That what he's there for. You have a lot of erroneous & fanciful notions. Acquiring some real knowledge by educating yourself about the body in health & disease would help you a lot. ...Read more
Depends: If it has changed from the 10% to the 97% since birth, I would be more concerned than if it was big all along. If his height and weight are on the larger side it would be more consistent with a normal variant. It didn't bother me much in life, except when looking for a helmet that would fit. ...Read more
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