Baby's Believe it or Not: 7 Strange-but-true Facts About Newborns

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Babies Have More Bones Than Adults
Since adults are so much taller and wider than a baby you would naturally assume they have more bones. Right? Wrong! A baby is born with 270 bones and by the time he reaches adulthood that number drops to 206! The reason for the loss of bones is due to fusion of the spine and skull as baby grows.
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The gift of a child is remarkable and a newborn baby is one of life's most perfect creations. But whether you've spent your whole life around babies or have never even held one, I'm guessing that there are still a few things you don't know about these teeny tiny humans. For example: did you know a baby can crawl as soon as they are born? It's true! I've seen it myself. They can also recognize their mother's voice at birth. Here are 7 crazy facts about newborns that totally shocked me. - By Nadia Carriere

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