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The Funniest Ways People Thought Babies Were Made As A Kid

"Reddit user DramaticChoice4 asked: 'How did you use to think babies were made?'"

A couple lies in bed with a baby between them
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Where do babies come from?

One of life's greatest mysteries.

Or one of life's most solid truths.

But when we're young, we don't know all of the details.

But that doesn't mean there aren't questions.

Oh, the number of questions and curiosities.

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For couples who want to have children, the actual child-birthing process might be one of the most trying experiences the couple will ever go through together.

But while many of us think of the process of pushing and the physical messes of birthing the baby, there's actually a lot more to it, and the partners who witness their other half giving birth tend to remember far more about the experience than just the blood.

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When children are born, parents often say that they can immediately see the resemblance in their infant's face.

Even if they are just a bald, wrinkled mass, parents and grandparents are nonetheless convinced that they see their eyes, nose or smile in their newborn.

Of course, sometimes it's not the resemblance which is easiest to notice, but the lack of it.

Leading fathers in the delivery room to lose their joy almost instantly, wondering if they are, in fact, the father of the child in their wife's arms.

A question to which the answer is sometimes abundantly clear.

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Nurses Who Tried To Talk Parents Out Of A Baby Name Share Their Experiences
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The naming process of new life is an enormous responsibility and can be an emotionally exhausting decision. This person is going to be glued to this "title" forever, or until they're tired of being saddled to it so they change it; when they're free of their parent's constant gaze. Thankfully I will never have children but I do have to name pets. And that is taxing as well. Thankfully there are people around who can set us all straight when we're not thinking straight.

Redditor u/Kubanochoerus wanted to hear about some of the bad ideas they were able to help avert by asking... Nurses and midwives of Reddit, have you ever tried to talk new parents out of a baby name? What was it?
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Fathers love their kids. There's no question about that. But fathers have one major advantage when it comes to babies--they don't have to do the physical labor.

Giving birth itself,'s painful. We all know that. But men have the luxury of not totally knowing.

But what if they had to?

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