What is the soft spot on a baby's head called?

Answer 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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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

What is the soft spot on an infant's head called?

Soft spot on a baby's head?

The baby's soft spot is called?

The one on the top of the head is called the anterior fontanelle and the one at the back is called posterior fontanelle