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What Newborns Really Look Like

You might be envisioning a chubby little cherub but babies can run the gamut on how they look at birth: skinny, chunky, scrunched-up, long, bald, hairy, you name it (even cone-headed!). These parents shared what surprised them about their newborns’ looks. Expect the unexpected.

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Judah, one day old

“When Judah was born, he had red hair. I couldn’t stop kissing him and looking at his hair. Never in my life did I imagine I would have a sweet little redheaded boy!” --Amanda Wissmann

See More: 3rd Trimester , Labor and Delivery , Newborn Basics