Baby’s delicate skin is thinner Even though newborns may cry a lot they don’t actually shed tears. That’s because their tear ducts don’t function until they are about 3 to 12 weeks old.
Babies don’t have kneecaps!!! Strange? Well technically the cartilage that eventually becomes a kneecap takes 3 to 5 years to form into bone. It’s no wonder they find crawling around such fun!
Newborns have a great sense of taste from birth, except for salt. They taste bitter, sweet and sour as well as or better than adults but won’t taste salt until they are about 4 months old.
Ever noticed that babies can chug an entire bottle without stopping for a single breath. That’s because babies CAN swallow and breathe at the same time. They have this unique ability until about 7 months old.
Sometimes newborns sneeze a lot. Not to worry this is how she gets rid of mucus from her nose.
Babies are born with 300 bones, 50% more than adults. Many of these bones fuse together as baby grows, like the bones in the skull.
Until about 4 months old, babies will recognise the music and songs you played during pregnancy. In fact, you may find these familiar songs will soothe your cranky infant.