Soft spot on a baby's head?

Answer Its called a fontanel

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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

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 »

Why do babies have a soft spot on their head?

Its because the brain has to formand the plate grows there later on.

My 7yr old son complains of a soft spot on back of his head can you help me?

You mean his skull is soft in one part ? You better get a professional opinion and check up.