It is important to watch a baby's head circumference especially during the first year of life.This is the period of very rapid brain growth. If a baby's head circumference should increase suddenly and rather rapidly there is concern about a condition called hydrocephalus due to excessive amounts of fluid inside the brain.Fortunately this condition is rare. You can certainly wait another 2 weeks before taking your baby back to the clinic for the next measurement of his head circumference.
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