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3 mo old w/ 1x2.5cm Anterior font and ridge in forehead, round head. Neonatologist carefully examined, measure, said not 2 worry. Is it normal?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes, but

Anytime a parent has concerns about head size/shape, it deserves close monitoring because things change very rapidly at this age.
The exam and measurements should occur monthly until all sutures have closed on the skull, usually 9-12 months of age. The ridge is likely the normal closure of the skull bones occurring, but needs to be monitored so it does not happen too soon.

In brief: Yes, but

Anytime a parent has concerns about head size/shape, it deserves close monitoring because things change very rapidly at this age.
The exam and measurements should occur monthly until all sutures have closed on the skull, usually 9-12 months of age. The ridge is likely the normal closure of the skull bones occurring, but needs to be monitored so it does not happen too soon.
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