Baby Day - May 2
They are soft, pleasant, smiling and sweet. Sometimes they cry, sometimes they laugh and when they sleep they are the cutest. May 2 is a day dedicated to babies - to celebrate the birth of the babies closest to us, to organize activities for mothers and fathers with babies, to raise awareness of the safety required in an environment where babies grow up and to think maybe we should have a baby?
In honor of Baby Day, get some fun facts about babies you may not have known:
A human baby has more than 60 bones than an adult.
A newborn baby has a total of one cup of blood in his body.
From birth to weaning, an infant changes about 8,000 diapers on average.
Neuroscientists believe that babies do not dream in the first years of life.
Babies are born without bacteria in their bodies.
Babies have three times more taste buds than adults.
In the cosmetics industry, baby foreskins are often used.
Parents of new babies lose on average hours of sleep that add up to 6 months in the first two years of their child's life.
In the first months of life, newborns can only see in black and white.
According to studies, babies born prematurely have a greater tendency to be left-handed.
Until 1985, doctors believed that babies did not feel pain and performed surgeries without anesthesia.
A study found that breastfed mothers had 22% less Alzheimer's than non-mothers.
1 in 1,500 babies are born with a closed anus.
Every year, about 100,000 cocaine-addicted babies are born in the United States as a result of their mothers using this drug during pregnancy.
James Harrison has donated blood more than 1,000 times, saving over 2 million babies from Rhesus disease.
One woman in Michigan managed to have three children on 8/8/88, 9/9/99 and 10/10/10.
According to studies, women who snore during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to small babies.
Every 30 seconds a baby with a birth defect is born in China.
Over 90% of women who find that a baby has mercy with Down syndrome genes prefer to have an abortion and not continue the pregnancy.
In 2005 a baby was born in Egypt with another connected Siamese head that could blink and smile. This condition is called Craniopagus parasiticus.
Babies are born with a self-awareness that allows them to distinguish between their bodies and the bodies of other people.
During pregnancy, if the mother suffers damage to her organ, the baby in her womb sends stem cells to repair the damaged organ.
In Belgium, a 20-month-old baby named Bryce Brites was signed by a football club and thus became the youngest professional football player ever.
In the 1920s, it was common to use cages for babies hanging outside in the United States.
In Brazil, breast milk is distributed to mothers who are unable to breastfeed.
Between 1838 and 1960, more than half of the pictures people would take were of babies.
Every year, about a million abortions of female fetuses are performed in China and tens of thousands of infant girls are abandoned because of the country's only child policy.
May 2 is also International Harry Potter Day
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