Can an infant head change from hydrocephalus?

Answer Yes. Without drainage the head gets very big, and the brain gets very small.

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How to measure an infant head?

Nothing. Even the best antiviral drugs around today can only slightly reduce the infection time, usually only by a day or two. In 5-10% of children given the antiviral drugs there have been reports... Read More »

What happens when you don't support an infant's head?

Their head snaps off. Not literally. But most likely their neck will break because they're neck doesnt have enough muscles to support the weight of their head

A Lump on the Back of a 7-Day Old Infant's Head?

Anything unusual in a new baby worries a parent. Those who notice a lump on their baby's head may be frightened that something is wrong with him, but they shouldn't worry. In most cases, that lump ... Read More »

How to Prevent Infant Flat Head?

Positional plagiocephaly, more commonly known as infant flat head, is a concern for many parents. Some cases of misshapen heads are attributed to the trauma of childbirth, but flat spots are mainly... Read More »