There is nothing like the sweet smell of a newborn, unless they have a present in their nappy, of course. But it’s not all gorgeous smells and cute baby sounds – there are a few things about babies, that we have to admit, aren’t particularly nice.
Here are six things about our little bundle of joy that definitely are not cute:
Seriously, it’s like crazy baby dandruff that just won’t go. When it starts on their face, there is nothing to be done but get scrubbing.
Their sharp nails
You know those gloves that we get to stop babies scratching their face? Well, it’s actually to prevent them hurting us. A scratch on the eye is not a particularly nice experience. Those talons are neither cute nor safe.
The umbilical stump
We know, we know, they can’t help it but how we long for it to just fall off. Although freaking out is compulsory when it does. *Shiver*
Poo. All. Over. Their. Back
Oh how we love our tiny little bundles of joy, but they certainly know how to poop. It’s like they wait for the moment we are walking out the door to do a really bad one that ends up all over their back and legs. Lovely.
Babies will end up getting sick all over you. Warm, stinky and with a string-like texture it can make even the toughest person gag, especially if it accidently lands in your mouth. Those babies have good aim.
The sound of their crying
For the first few days, their little tiny cry might seem pretty sweet to you, but after a week or three of being woken up at four in the morning it will start to lose its appeal. Considering their size, those babies really can make a lot of noise.
We admit it, there are some not particularly nice things about a baby, but with their teeny tiny fingers, button nose, soft hair and pudgy little legs, we manage to overlook all the not-so-nice stuff without much difficulty.