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Head control?

Should I be worried my almost month old son has little head control? Both my boys have larger than normal heads, but I can't recall when my first got head control!

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kelli.mccarty

Asked by kelli.mccarty at 12:07 AM on Jul. 10, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • No. Most babies don't get GOOD head control until around 6 months.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:33 AM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • When [head control] develops

    Your baby will probably be able to lift his head when he's about a month old, and hold it up when placed in a sitting position at around 4 months. His neck muscles and head control should be strong and steady by age 6 months.

    http://www.babycenter.com/0_developmental-milestones-head-control_6579.bc
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:34 AM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Yeah he doesn't hold it up that well when I hold him in a sitting position. I mean he does okay I have just seen friends babies who are younger and have full head control! I mean I know every baby is different I was just asking opinions lol! Thank you
    kelli.mccarty

    Comment by kelli.mccarty (original poster) at 12:37 AM on Jul. 10, 2011

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