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Soft spot feels sunken in when holding 6w girl upright not when lying down. Veins on head look visible and feel dented or deep cut. Are these normal?

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In brief: Probably.

It's normal for the soft spot to flatten, sink and bulge depending on positioning, crying and hydration status.
And infants do normally have visible scalp veins. What matters is how is the baby acting? Feeding ok? Sleeping ok? Irritable? Fever? If other issues, contact your pediatrician.

In brief: Probably.

It's normal for the soft spot to flatten, sink and bulge depending on positioning, crying and hydration status.
And infants do normally have visible scalp veins. What matters is how is the baby acting? Feeding ok? Sleeping ok? Irritable? Fever? If other issues, contact your pediatrician.
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