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When is a newborns skull suppose to close?

i was just wondering if anyone knew when a newborn will not have a soft spot anymore. im only asking bc my baby is almost 6 months old and still has a soft spot.

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jesi817

Asked by jesi817 at 4:01 PM on Dec. 19, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my dd was almost 2 or so when hers closed up pretty much
    watersgirls

    Answer by watersgirls at 4:02 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • i heard they dont close til close to age 5 completely
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 4:07 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • Your skull doesn't completely close until early adolecence (sp) and the soft spot, if ever, doesn't go away until adulthood.
    oliviasmomma09

    Answer by oliviasmomma09 at 4:09 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • it varies from child to child. It can take years.
    babycakes254

    Answer by babycakes254 at 4:13 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • i heard at least 4 years
    jbirchard

    Answer by jbirchard at 4:26 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • Hmm...I heard after 3 years
    beckcorc

    Answer by beckcorc at 5:37 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • wow!!!!
    jesi817

    Answer by jesi817 at 6:55 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • It's usually around 12-18 months but can be ealier or later depending on the baby
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 7:47 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • My twins are almost a year and they still have a small one..:)
    twotwinsmom

    Answer by twotwinsmom at 8:24 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

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