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 >
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 >
Which patients benefit from endoscopic surgery? Is surgery needed? Learn more >
Car Seat Safety Tips
For a quick car seat finder based on your child’s age, height and weight, please visit: bit.ly/SeatFinder. To locate a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician near you (most fire departments and EMS stations) for a free car seat inspection, visit bit.ly/SeatSafety. 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.
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