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Could this be Cerebral Palsy
I am a foster carer to a 6 month old boy. He was born 5 weeks prem and I have had him since he was released from hospital at 11 days old. I have always felt that something wasn't quite right. His head is very large and was, for the first few months turned to the right and he would not turn to the left. Over time this has eased although he still favours looking to the right. He sticks his tongue out a lot and drools a great deal. When holding him, he doesn't relax, and arches his back away from you and is stiff and awkward to hold. He doesn't hold his head up as well as you would expect and also doesn't push with his legs if you hold him up. He doesn't roll over apart from a couple of accidental ones from front to back when his large head pulled him to one side.He lolls to the side when in his baby bouncer. I have just felt that I couldn't put my finger on what was wrong. Nobody has mentioned CP, but a consultant has requested a scan of his head as she wasn't happy with him. Any one feel that CP is a possibility. I just want to help him as much as I can.