2 doctors weighed in:

What could a small head be a sign of in a newborn?

2 doctors weighed in
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

This can be very normal.
Big heads and little heads tend to run in families. What is important is the growth velocity with time. You want the head to grow at a steady rate.

In brief: See below

This can be very normal.
Big heads and little heads tend to run in families. What is important is the growth velocity with time. You want the head to grow at a steady rate.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors