Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/03

Q.

' instrument baby'  - mark on forehead

baby was delivered naturally with help of forceps. she is now 3 months. her forehead looks ' dented'  where the forceps was used. was her head or scull injured? is this permanent?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This mark or slight depression should disappear with time. However I would like your paediatrician to assess the extent of this injury just to be on the safe side.

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