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Why do babies have soft spots

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These gaps are formed where the plates, or flat pieces of skull bone, meet. As the baby's head grows, the plates grow together.

Newborn's skull bones have not yet fused. It's normal for it to close as early as four months or as late as 26 months.

Harlan Dunn

There is cartilage on these "soft spots" and the reason is to allow the skull to grow with the babies brain.

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Why do babies have soft spots

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