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Child having one side head bigger by birth, feels lazy, started crawling. Suggestion?

Hi my 11 month old daughters head on one side was bigger than the other when she was born , although they said it would grow normal she s now 11 months and the one side that s bigger is still bigger but slightly bigger than before she seems fine in her self eating and drinking properly only thing is she s abit lazy as in she s only just started to crawl she sat alone at 81/2 months is this a concern ?
Asked On : Sat, 7 Apr 2012
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.
Normally babies sit with out support at around 6 months of age and by around 11 months of age stand with some support.

A variation of few months may occur in some babies.
What is the head circumference of your baby now. This will give a clue if the baby's head is growing normally or not.
A thyroid profile can always be done to rule out hypothyroidism as this is a correctable cause of developmental delay.
further investigations may be required after clinical examination.
Hope this helps.
Take care.
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