Tuesday, March 18, 2008

I'm Stronger than an Ox

Interesting Baby Facts ... Strange but True
* A baby is born every seven seconds.
* Babies are born with very poor vision but can recognize their mothers almost right away.
* Babies are always born with blue eyes, within a few moments of delivery their eye color can change.
* Babies are born with swimming abilities and can naturally hold their breath. However, they shortly lose this instinct.
* Newborns usually double their weight by six months.
* Playing classical music will increase a baby's intelligence.
* Reading to your child at ANY age will increase their knowledge.
* Babies and toddlers are, pound for pound, stronger than oxen. This is especially true of their legs.
* Babies are born without kneecaps.
* The human body is better suited for two four-hour sleep cycles than one eight-hour one.
* You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.... talk about a lot of celebrating.

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