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The strength of a baby

When a little cousin of mine was born I was told that babies - when born - are able to hang on to a pole if 'attached' to one. In fact they are rather resilient and cunning little creatures. An abandoned baby soon learns to conserve energy and stop crying, while those with over-doting parents quickly recognise an easy target!






So with that in mind, I thought I'd have a look into some of the other baby-facts that you may or may-not have known:


According to The Nurse Nut:

  • Your teeth are growing before birth: Even though it takes months after you are born to see teeth, they start growing about six months before you are born.
  • Babies are stronger than oxen: On a pound for pound basis, that is. For their size, babies are quite powerful and strong.
  • Babies always have blue eyes when they are bornMelanin and exposure to ultraviolet light are needed to bring out the true colour of babies’ eyes. Until then they all have blue eyes.

Just in case you were wondering!


Lucky

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