Post # 1
I am wondering how often this occurs. I am so excited for the arrival of our baby and above all I want a healthy baby. But I have been seeing lots of baby pictures on Facebook and can’t help but think that some of them aren’t that cute. That’s not to say that they won’t grow up to be attractive. I know babies go through different stages and all that. My MIL told a story about how when my husband was born my FIL asked her why he was ugly. I was like, what?! I think I would slap my husband if he asked me that question even if I didn’t think my baby was cute. So, I’m just curious if anyone here hasn’t found their own baby attractive and how did you deal with it?
Post # 3
@hspw714: Honestly, all babies look the same to me.
Post # 4
@hspw714: You will think your own baby is beautiful. Honestly, when my nephew was born I thought he was the most adorable thing ever created. A year later, I look at those pictures and A) he looks NOTHING like that anymore (and he’s really ridiculously handsome now. People stop his mom on the street and comment on him.) and B) he looks like every other baby! I know I just thought he was especially adorable then because I love him.
Post # 5
I’ve thought about this too. A girl I went to college with recently posted pictures of her new baby on Facebook. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and all, but this is seriously the most unattractive baby I’ve ever seen. I’m sure the parents think he’s beautiful though.
Post # 6
@hspw714: I see a ton of ugly babies! But that’s the thing with new babies.. They all look like wrinkly old man aliens! Haha! I don’t have a baby but I nanny, and I’m pretty sure you’ll think your kid is cute no matter what. The kiddo I take care of is SO cute, and her parents and I always thought so. But when we look back at old pictures of her, we laugh because she was so weird looking! At the time we thought she could NOT BE CUTER. Well.. She actually did get cuter, so now looking back she actually wasn’t that cute. If that makes sense haha!
Post # 7
Your baby will always be the most beautiful baby on earth to you. That’s the important part. I’ve never heard a mother yet say “hey, look at my ugly baby”.
Post # 8
I have a theory that everyone has one stage in their life when they are really cute/attractive.
Some peak too soon.
Post # 9
yeah i think parents all think their baby is the most beautiful baby in the world. sometimes the men can be a bit more objective but mothers are totally blind to it
i mean i know people with hideous babies and they don’t seem to notice. when i have my baby in feb im sure ill think hes beautiful
Post # 10
@hspw714: Apparently my father had a not-very-nice nickname for my little sister when she was born. (Not for me though!) But I have never heard of a mother saying that.
In hospital I saw some of the other babies and there was not a doubt in my mind that my baby was the cutest. I like to tell myself I was being objective, but I’ve got a sneaking suscpicion there were hormones and instincts at play.
Post # 11
I went through periods of thinking that about son #2. It passes. Didn’t change how I felt about him at all though. He’s super handsome now! I’ve known lots of ugly babies. It’s usually a phase. I’m not trying to sound harsh! But it’s true…most people just won’t say it!
Post # 12
Yes, it is possible to have un-cute babies. But end of the day, they are all the same. They grow up and become beautiful. There’s some hope there yet. Lol!
Post # 13
I think all babies are ugly.
I doubt I’d find my own attractive. Not even remotely. They start to get cute when they’re toddlers.
Post # 14
I was an ugly ass baby. I was orange skin toned and had a big head.
Post # 15
I personally think and still think my little boy is adorable.. And I have always gotten comments from friends/family and even strangers how cute my little guy is…
Post # 16
lol i’ve def thought that about some fb friends babies. now they’re toddlers, though, and they’re adorable