MONTH FOUR

Your Baby & Toddler - - Baby Files Q&a -

Your health­care worker or doc­tor will … • Weigh your baby and en­sure he’s grow­ing as he should be • Give him the last DTP (diph­the­ria, tetanus and per­tus­sis), HB (hep­ati­tis B) and Hib (Hae­mophilus in­fluen­zae) jabs at 14 weeks • Mea­sure your baby’s head to make sure his brain is de­vel­op­ing at the right pace. A baby’s head grows at about 1.5 to 2cm per month. If it grows too fast, it can point to hy­dro­cephalus (wa­ter on the brain), and slow growth is also an in­di­ca­tion of a pos­si­ble anom­aly • Dis­cuss your baby’s mile­stones and devel­op­ment with you

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