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Informal poll time! My little guy's head was 15 inches around at birth. He doesn't look particularly large-headed though. How big is/was your baby?

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Travis was 13 inches... MUCH smaller than my previous 2!! Trenton was 14.5 inches and Trevor was 15.5 inches around his cone head but 17 inches once it rounded out!!!!

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13.5 inches and no molding...I was surprised!!

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14 3/4
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14 inches

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14.5!
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Wow, reading this is making my vagina hurt!

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14 inches

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Wow, reading this is making my vagina hurt!


I actually have no idea how large Dylan's head was. I think once it gets beyond a certain size, it's just all bloody HUGE!

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15 inches

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14" here, with very little molding

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We make some big headed babies! Finn was 14.5 and everyone at the hospital was like "Wow, big head!"
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Jake's was 14.75.

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14.5 with molding. Interested to see what it is once it rounds out!

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14" with no molding. His "big" brother was 2 oz heavier at birth and 13 3/4" with slight molding.

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Forum crashing but my youngest's head (the only one I know) was 15" and he was asynclitic.... Was fun!

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madisons was 14 corbans was 15.5 yet madi was born 9oz heavier she was also an inch shorter than him in length at 21 inches, she just had a big ol' butt hehe

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13" with a tiny bit of molding - I thought this was big but based on other responses maybe I should consider myself lucky?

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14.5

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My midwives use the metric system (I'm in Italy) and my son's head circumference was 33 cm. I believe that is 13 inches. His head was slightly molded.

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14.5 inches. Little moulding

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