https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0615/p2547.html

Jun 15, 2003 ... At birth, an infant has six fontanels. The anterior fontanel is the largest and most important for clinical evaluation. The average size of the ...

https://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/about-the-fontanelle

Fontanelles are soft spots on your baby's head where the skull bones haven't fused together yet. They are a part of normal development, but changes in the ...

https://www.chw.org/medical-care/craniofacial-disorders/craniofacial-disorder-conditions/craniofacial-anomalies/anatomy-of-the-newborn-skull

There are two fontanelles (the space between the bones of an infant's skull where ... anterior fontanelle (Also called soft spot) - the junction where the two frontal ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fontanelle

A fontanelle (or fontanel) (colloquially, soft spot) is an anatomical feature of the infant human ... Examination of an infant includes palpating the anterior fontanelle. Two smaller fontanelles are located on each side of the head, more anteriorly ...

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003310.htm

Feb 16, 2017 ... A bulging fontanelle is an outward curving of an infant's soft spot ... The fontanelle at the top of the head (anterior fontanelle) most often closes ...

https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=anatomy-of-the-newborn-skull-90-P01840

Each frontal bone plate meets with a parietal bone plate at the coronal suture. ... There are 2 fontanelles (the space between the bones of an infant's skull where ...

https://www.verywellfamily.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-fontanelles-4175604

Jan 21, 2019 ... Learn all about fontanelles, also known as a baby's soft spot, including what it is, how many there are, when they close, and how to care for ...

https://www.healthline.com/health/sunken-fontanelle

Mar 1, 2016 ... A soft spot on a baby's skull with a noticeable inward curve is known as a sunken fontanel.

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/Pages/Your-Babys-Head.aspx

Jun 1, 2010 ... You will notice 1 if not 2 areas on your baby's head that seem to be lacking bony protection. These soft spots, referred to as fontanelles (anterior ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323912.php

Dec 6, 2018 ... Babies are born with fontanels to allow the skull to be flexible enough to ... For many babies, only the larger anterior fontanel is open after birth.