What Is The Normal Size Of A 4 Month Old Baby’s Head?

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, how do you see the size of a normal baby’s head at 4 months and at what age the baby has begun to lie on its stomach?

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Head circumference is one of the parameters of growth and development of infants aside from height and weight. Measurement of head circumference can be a parameter of infant brain growth. Measurement of head circumference also needs to be done regularly. Monitoring head growth according to the age of the baby can be done using charts provided by WHO (World Health Organization).

Growth charts of baby's head circumference based on age 0-5 years for male sex can be accessed at this link. Graph of growth of baby head circumference based on age 0-5 years for female sex can be accessed at this link. To use this graph, it can be seen that the X-axis is the baby's age in months and years, then a line is drawn up. On the Y axis is the baby's head circumference in centimeters (cm), a line drawn to the right. The intersection of the two lines will be in an area, then matched with the percentile displayed on the right side in red, yellow and green. Ideally the growth of children in accordance with the green line. The growth of children is limited by two yellow lines is still normal, but if the growth of the child's head circumference has been found below the yellow or red line, it is recommended to control to a pediatrician related to the examination and management in accordance with your child's condition.

Children's development can also be monitored by gross motor skills and fine motor skills that can be done. In general, babies begin to lie on their stomach at the age of 4 months, but keep in mind that gross motor development, fine and social abilities of the baby can vary each baby and can occur earlier or later in some babies. For information on similar discussions, you can access this link.

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