Babies Facts

A Newborn's Sight
A Newborn's Sight

Newborn babies can only see clearly in front of their faces.

Parents' Sleep
Parents' Sleep

Parents of new babies miss out on 44 days of sleep in the first year of their child's life.

White Noise Machines
White Noise Machines

Babies are soothed and comforted by sounds that remind him/her of the rhythmic noises in the womb by white noise machines.

Breastfeeding Benefits
Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding a baby may reduce a woman's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

1 Mother, 69 Babies
1 Mother, 69 Babies

The largest number of babies born to a woman is 69.

Newborn Babies
Newborn Babies

Newborns sleep a lot - typically up to 16 to 17 hours a day.

The First Baby in Antarctica
The First Baby in Antarctica

In 1978, the first baby was born in Antarctica: Emilio Marcos Palma.

Babies' Learning
Babies' Learning

Babies learn much faster than adults.

Meaning of Head Shaking
Meaning of Head Shaking

Some scientists suggest that shaking the head to mean "no" derives from newborns.