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 What are the soft spots on a babies head called?

Answer The fontanelles.
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What is the name of the soft spots on a babies head?

Fontanelles. These allow for the bony plates of the baby's skull to 'flex' during birth
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Why do babies have soft spots on their heads?

The soft spots on a baby's head are called fontanelles. These are areas where the bone of the skull has yet to grow.FontanellesThe bones of the vault of the skull are membrane bones. These ossify i... Read More »
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What is the soft spot on an infant's head called?

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 further back on the head.
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