Newborn cranial deformation; Molding of the newborn’s head
Definition of Newborn head molding
Newborn head molding is an abnormal head shape that results from pressure on the baby’s head during childbirth.
Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/2/2009