What are the soft spots on a babies head called?

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The fontanelles.
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What is the soft spot on a baby's head called?

The soft spots on a baby's head are called fontanelles. There are two of them, the larger one close to the front of the head, and a smaller one that closes soon after birth fu

Soft spot on babys head?

The "soft spot" is the area on top of the head where the bones of the skull have not quite joined. During pregnancy, the skull develops sort of like a jigsaw puzzle; it's not

Why do Babies have soft spots on their heads?

These "soft spots," called fontanels, are actually made of tough but flexible cartilage. A baby's brain grows very quickly, and this flexible cartilage lets the skull expand t

When does a baby not need a soft spot on their head?

Soft spots, or fontanelles, are spaces in the skull that have not matured into bone yet. They allow the baby's brain to grow and make the skull more flexible so the baby can m
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When does the soft spot on a babies head close?

The soft spot on a baby's head closes as he or she grows. Since thehead is still developing as an infant, it will gradually come intoits own as the child grows.
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What is the soft spot on the infant's head called?

There are actually two soft spots on an infant's head and they'recalled "fontanelles". The posterior fontanelle is a soft spotlocated on the back of the infant's head. The ant