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Figure 6.3 Head circumference, North European males, at birth. Adapted from Voigt et al. (1996).

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Gestational age (weeks)

Figure 6.4 Head circumference, North European females, at birth. Adapted from Voigt et al. (1996).

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Gestational age (weeks)

Figure 6.4 Head circumference, North European females, at birth. Adapted from Voigt et al. (1996).

Birth

6 9 12 15 18 21 Age (months, uncorrected for gestation)

Figure 6.5 Head circumference growth for infants with a birth weight of 501-1000 g, age birth to 24 months. Adapted from Shetu et al. (1995).

Birth

6 9 12 15 18 21 Age (months, uncorrected for gestation)

Figure 6.5 Head circumference growth for infants with a birth weight of 501-1000 g, age birth to 24 months. Adapted from Shetu et al. (1995).

Age (months)

Figure 6.6 Head circumference, males, birth to 36 months. Adapted from CDC: http://www.gov/growthcharts.

Age (months)

Figure 6.6 Head circumference, males, birth to 36 months. Adapted from CDC: http://www.gov/growthcharts.

Figure 6.7 Head circumference, males, 2 to 16 years. From Nellhaus (1968) and Tanner (1978), by permission.

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Figure 6.8 Head circumference, females, birth to 36 months. Adapted from CDC: http://www.gov/growthcharts.

Age (years)

Figure 6.9 Head circumference, females, 2 to 16 years. From Nellhaus (1968) and Tanner (1978), by permission.

Age (years)

Figure 6.9 Head circumference, females, 2 to 16 years. From Nellhaus (1968) and Tanner (1978), by permission.

Chapter 6 Head Circumference (Occipitofrontal Circumference, OFC) Head Circumference (OFC) Velocity

The rate of head size growth decreases after birth. The deceleration is most dramatic in the first year, with the majority of head growth complete by 4 years of age.

Figure 6.10 Head circumference velocity, both sexes, from 28 weeks to 1 year. From Brandt (1986), and Tanner (1978), by permission.

Figure 6.10 Head circumference velocity, both sexes, from 28 weeks to 1 year. From Brandt (1986), and Tanner (1978), by permission.

Gestational Age (months)

age (weeks)

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