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Indoor Activities for Kids to Get Their Brains Working

If you are worried about how to entertain your children while they are stuck indoors during COVID-19, we have some great brain stimulating activities that can help make your time indoors a little more bearable. Learn more >

Indoor Activities for Kids to Get Their Brains Working - UNC Pediatric Neurosurgery


Evaluation of a child’s “big head” is one of the most common referrals made to pediatric neurosurgeons. Macrocephaly refers to a head circumference (the measurement around the widest part of the head) that is greater than the 98th percentile on the growth chart. Learn more >

Macrocephalic Baby


Why does my baby have an unusual head shape?  What is plagiocephaly? What is craniosynostosis? Are x-rays necessary? When is surgery recommended for my baby’s head? Learn more >


Pineal Cysts

Which patients benefit from endoscopic surgery? Is surgery needed? Learn more >

Pineal Cyst

Car Seat Safety Tips

For a quick car seat finder based on your child’s age, height and weight, please visit: To locate a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician near you (most fire departments and EMS stations) for a free car seat inspection, visit These tips are based upon American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines, but should not be viewed as a substitute for advice from a medical professional. Please visit their website for the latest updates.

Car Seat Safety

Bike Helmet Safety

Bike Helmet Safety