What is the name of the condition when a baby's soft spot hardens?

Answer This condition causes the skull to bulge because the soft spot becomes hard. If left untreated the baby could die or become severely retarded. The condition can be corrected through surgery by cutt... 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

Why would the soft spot harden?

Actually, in California it's: Children must ride properly buckled up, in the back seat, in a safety seat or booster until they are at least 6 years old OR weigh at least 40 lbs. Main exceptions:- A... Read More »

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

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 »

Why do babies have a soft spot on their head?

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