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Does everybody REALLY think their newborn was beautiful at first sight?

Before I had my DD everybody told me that she would be beautiful to me no matter what she looked like. When I had her I thought she looked like a frog & was not the prettiest thing I had saw! I loved her but didn't think she was beautiful!!!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:16 PM on Dec. 19, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I did not think my DD was cute at all.


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:17 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • they r red and white......eyes closed......u feel like ur in'another world........cute was not my 1st thought! lol

    Answer by DM-dreamgirl at 10:19 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • I never thought that about my own babies. But I have seen some newborns that, poor things, were not the cutest. But to their own mothers I'm sure they were beautiful.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:20 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • My children we're and still are amazingly beautiful.. I dunno where they get it because i'm definally NOT a fox.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:22 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • In that moment of euphoria oh yes mine were beautiful. Later you notice the little querks of their looks.

    Answer by teamquinn at 10:25 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • With both of my kids when they were first born I was like OMG I thought they were the cutest babies in the world. But now I look back at the pictures from when they were in the hospital and right after coming home with them (they are now 2 yrs and 6 months) and I'm like...eww...they were NOT cute. But they are cute as hell now so I don't care. lol...I don't think like ANY newborn is really that cute. At least I haven't seen one yet lol.

    Answer by michellelee3708 at 10:27 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • My son was kinda funky. He was big, 10 lbs 3 oz, & he looked like there was too much sausage stuffed in the casing. He had a cone head & he was kinda purple. It took him a week or so to straighten out & then he was so cute he stopped traffic. Both my girls were perfect from the moment they were born, especially my 1st girl. Every one in the hospital wanted to see her. She was perfect.

    Answer by carlye828 at 10:30 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • I think the "Oh, s/he's beautiful!" is less about actual appearance, and more about just the emotion. 'Cause newborns (especially vaginal births) are squished little mini coneheads. But you can't help but melt when you're holding their screaming little bodies. :)

    Answer by kittyhasclaws at 10:32 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • I think some of depends on how the baby is delivered. C-section babies do not go thru the same stress that a vaginal birth baby does. I have seen some babies with really bad cone heads from natural birth, I have never seen that with a baby born through C-section. But honestly, I have seen some babies that are just not cute.

    Answer by ronjwake at 10:40 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • My son was beautiful to me when he was born...i never thought he was funny looking

    Answer by denisekeene at 10:57 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

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