What causes a baby's head to be soft when it is first born?

Answer Their heads are soft because the skull isn't fully formed yet, this is so they can fit through the birth canal

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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

Where a babys born?

Generally women go to hospitals at the onset of labor. Most all have a maternity ward for just that purpose.

What are babys put into if there born to soon?

Babies are put into a machine called an incubator, which provides heat controlled by a thermostat since babies can't keep themselves warm without help.

What is the most babys born at one time?