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

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 »

Why do babies have a soft spot on their head?

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

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

9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 years.