Interesting facts about babies

August 10, 2009 | In: People facts

Babies are born with swimming abilities and can naturally hold their breath. However, they shortly lose this instinct.

Newborn babies have an acute sense of smell, which enables them to recognise the natural scent, or pheromones, from their mother’s body.

Babies have a define preference for high contrast images, like geometric shapes in black, white and red.

Men are the best at changing a baby’s diaper. Men take just over a 1 minute while women can
take over 2 minutes to change a diaper.

At birth, a child’s feet have 22 partially formed bones; by the time the child turms 18, each foot has 26 fully formed bones.

If your child is born in the month of May they are on average 200 grams heavier at birth then other babies.

The more stimulating experiences you can give your baby, the more circuitry is built for enhanced learning in the future.

Babies are always born with blue eyes, within a few moments of delivery their eye color can change.

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