At what age does a baby's soft spot close?

Answer The two commonly referred to "soft spots" are the posterior fontanel in the back of the baby's head and the anterior fontanel or larger soft spot at the top of a baby's head. The posterior fontanel... Read More »

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What is a babys soft spot called?

two "spots" generally combine to make up the larger spot. they are the posterior fontanel and the anterior fontanel

I was told my grandbaby's soft spot is frozen. what does that mean?

The baby's soft spot (fontanelle) refers to the normal gaps between baby's un-fused bony plates in his/her skull. This eases the birth process by allowing the head to change shape slightly during b... Read More »

How long does a soft spot stay on a babies head?

9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 years.

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 move down the birth can... Read More »