Would you like to know 10 interesting facts about your baby? If yes, this article is for you. There are many studies conducted on the human brain and different parts of body that help us understand how it works. We come across a lot of information every day but very few of them become a part of our common knowledge. Therefore, we have curated a list of
10 facts about babies that you probably did not know before.
1 – Babies are born without knee caps! They appear when the child is 2-6 years old.
2 – Babies start observing us while still in the womb. A baby in the womb observes its mother’s facial expressions and voice intonations. It develops a sense of sight as soon as the mother comes around.
3 – Babies cry with an accent! A new born is exposed to his parent’s tone and language from birth . Therefore, it may sound like he is crying with a certain accent when compared to children that are adopted from other regions at a later age.
4 – Babies are not born with kneecaps. They only appear when the child is between 2 and 6 years old.
5 – The sense of hearing in babies develops just before they are born. A baby can hear noises inside the womb, even its mother’s heartbeat!
6 – During pregnancy, working mothers produce milk up to two weeks faster than those who do not work.
7 – The baby’s heart starts beating at 21 days after conception, which is earlier than most of the organs begin to function.
8 – In a day, a new born baby blinks nearly 400 times! And on average, babies have around 25 more teeth than adult humans.
9 – A baby spends more time dreaming than adults. A study conducted at the University of California – Berkley discovered that babies spend about 16 hours per day in REM sleep, which is higher than adult’s 12 hours.
10 – Babies have around 30% more bones than an adult. But, their bones are 75% soft cartilage to give them flexibility.
This blog post has been a primer on the human brain and how it works. In this article, we have discussed some of the most fascinating studies conducted on babies that will help you understand your little one better! If you want to learn more about child development or any other topics related to neuroscience, please contact us at [email protected] We would love to hear from you and share our knowledge with anyone who is interested in learning something new!