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When do soft spots on their heads go away?

My son is 7 months and I can't remember when my daughters went away.

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Asked by SkylaReneeMom at 5:09 PM on Jul. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I've read that it can take up to two years for some babies' to go away. Seem a little old to me, but that's what I've read.

    Answer by StefanieN84 at 5:14 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • They close slowly. It seems that my daughter's pediatrician stopped checking them at around a year-give or take.

    Answer by casperskitty at 5:23 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • yep it can take up to 2yr for it to completely go away

    Answer by mymommasgirl at 5:31 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • my son is two now, and still has a little bit of a spot. i thought it was supposed to be gone by 1yr, but my son did have a larger head, so that might have something to do with how fast or slow it closes.

    Answer by m4m4 at 5:33 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • 2 years

    Answer by Kristin2008 at 6:53 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • My dd is 7 months and her's was closed at her last doc apt. about a week and a half ago. I guess they just close at different rates..?

    Answer by TNT8687 at 7:08 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

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