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just a quick question about soft spots..

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mum2b09 Sun 07-Jun-09 11:51:45

iv never really noticed my babys soft spot as shes got loadsss of hair but i had a little feel today and ts abit dented.. is it normal for it to be dented in quite abit? my baby is 2months x

thisisyesterday Sun 07-Jun-09 11:59:05

it can mean they're a bit dehydrated.

kitkatqueen Sun 07-Jun-09 12:07:41

depends on if they are laying down or upright - can change from concave to convex. Can mean dehydration. Is she happy / normal behaviour or listless etc. If you are worried ring nhs direct/ gps out of hours number.

mum2b09 Sun 07-Jun-09 12:10:42

imnot too worried shes had a bad cold so shes probably jut abit dehidrated ill try giving her more fluids and see how she goes.. its not extremely dented just a little i ust hadnt realy noticed before

missismac Sun 07-Jun-09 15:55:38

it can be depressed ( no jokes please smile) for dehydration or if as an indication of illness. If she's got a cold it may just be that she's under the weather.

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