Babies are human just like the rest of us, but if you look at some of the ways they develop and behave, it may seem like they're a completely different species. Here are just some of the bizarre traits they have (and you had!) around the time of their birth.
They're Covered in Hair
They Have More Bones Than You Do
They Can't Taste Salt, But They Can Taste Mom's Meals
Their Eyes Are Relatively Massive
They Can't Shed Tears
They Might See Upside Down
Some Can Lactate And Menstruate
5 Amazing Facts About Babies
Key Facts In This Video
Milk produced by mothers shortly after birth is low in fat, saturated with antibodies and is high in protein. 00:39
Babies are born with approximately 270 bones. 01:33
A baby's "soft spot" on the head is known as the fontanelle. 01:55
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