Why would the soft spot harden?

Answer 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 »

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When does a baby not need a soft spot on their head?

Soft spots, or fontanelles, are spaces in the skull that have not matured into bone yet. They allow the baby's brain to grow and make the skull more flexible so the baby can move down the birth can... Read More »

What happens if a baby is born without a soft spot?

I was born without a soft spot. If they had not performed surgery when they had my brain wouldn't not have had room to grow. This then causes many issues. The Brain would continue growing without r... Read More »

Soft spot on a baby's head?

Why do babies have a soft spot on their head?

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