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Any mom dealt with surgery for craniosynostosis??

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:05 AM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Health

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  • I'm not sure what the term for it was but my step grand son had surgery on his skull when he was 6 months old. The bones were not allowing the brain to grow and he had a flat head/forehead. After surgery he wore a helmet and he is a fine young man at 4 years old.
    Is this the type of thing your referring to?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 AM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • I have not and I hope everything goes well.
    This is what i understand is the goal for the surgery

    * Relieve any pressure on the brain
    * Make sure there is enough room in the skull to allow the brain to properly grow
    * Improve the appearance of the child's head

    I want to assure you this surgery if they are saying your baby needs it, is very important and should be done to better your child's life. Again I hope everything goes perfect for you and your little one!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:02 AM on Sep. 25, 2009

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