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Hello, I want to reassure myself about my baby girl's head size, at 1st month it was 36 cm, 2nd month- 38 cm, 3d month -39 cm, now at 4th month the head circumference is 41 cm, is there anything disturbing, because between 2nd an 3d month the growth is only one cm?
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replied March 13th, 2015
Welcome to e health forum.

The normal head circumference of a infant at birth is around 34 cms and at the end of 2 years is usually around 50 cms.

The rate of growth of the head is usually higher in the initial few months after birth and later it slows down.

As described in your history, the findings are well within the normal growth curve and there is no need to be worried.

If you have any concerns about development of your daughter you may consult a pediatrician for proper physical examination of your daughter and seek proper medical advice.

I hope this helps.
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