Should I be concerned that my 3-year-old still has a soft spot?

my question for everyone should I be concerned my 3 yr old son has a soft spot still on his head I just notice today he has a soft spot on his head do I take him to Drs is this to raise concern I just need to know I googled it, and that scares me, even more, I just need to know if it is normal or not


Call up your pediatrician and ask over the phone if you don’t want to just haul kiddo in for what may not be an emergency.

Have him checked over x

At this age, his skull should have fused together by now. I’d bring it up to his doctor


Children usually have soft spots until the age of 6. I went through the same thing when my son was 2 our doctor reassured me it is normal. If you feel it’s a cause for concern ask the pediatrician there are no silly questions when it comes to our babies


This needed to be brought to attention…

I’ve never heard of this before :flushed: I would definitely have him checked out

Have you been taking him in for his well baby checks? They should’ve been checking

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Best thing you can do is take him in and see his doctor. Your fears will not fully be eased until you talk to the doctor.

I’d call his Dr and ask

Call doc and ask the triage to pass the question to the doc.

Call and schedule with a doctor immediately. Our pediatrician told us if it’s not gone by age 2 it’s cause for concern. My son is 13 months and still has his.
Very nerve wracking

Everyone has a soft spot

Some kids have soft spots till the age of 6. My daughter is 2 and still has one. Dr said total normal. Nothing to be worried about. Call your Dr and ask.

Bring it up to your doctor.

My daughter is 3 in March and no longer has a soft spot. However this is something you should be addressing with your family doctor. Every kid is different.

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Seeing how everyone on here has a different opinion on what’s okay and what’s not okay. Your best bet is to get with ur pedi and ask them. I know when my son was 15 months. They told me if his soft spot didnt drastically shrink by his 2 year check up. They were going to order a special helmet. To help


Should be gone around 18 month

If you are concerned you should go ahead and bring him to the doctor, it’ll make you feel better.

My daughter was the same. Doctor did a ultrasound to check and it was normal. It closed a bit after the ultrasound.