Question by Britney:
newborn bathing?

well i was giving my week old baby a sponge bath and when i went to pick up his head and body my fingers went a little to hard on the head the head was soft and i am scared i hope everybody got what i ment thank u he looks like he is doin fine but i dont know if that means anything


Answer by iampatsajak
The baby has a fontanel. It’s a soft spot. It’s nothing to be alarmed about, but be sure to cradle the head instead of separating your fingers while holding it.

The brain is protected by a thick later of skin and other material. You did not cause any damage.

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