10 Best Smells of Babyhood

Moms may disagree about many things, but the one thing they're unanimous on is this: Babies smell ah-mazing! Every scent from the tippy top of their peach fuzz hair to their funky little feet just sock us in the gut. And recent research suggests there's a scientific reason babies smell so good: It triggers the "pleasure centers" in our brains, inspiring us to care for these helpless infants. Whatever the reason, all we can say is breathe deep and savor every scent, mamas, since these aromas won't be around forever. Take a whiff of any of these top 10 best baby smells below and you'll see what we mean.

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linzemae linzemae

Baby breath and swaddlers diapers! Ugh I miss those smells!

Jess_Lee Jess_Lee

Love baby breath. Hate puppy breath..but then again puppy breath only smells like puppy poo to me. Baby breath is sweet. And can't use the no more tears, my daughter is allergic to it..thank goodness I still have my 4 yr old son who can use it.

sweet... sweetpea532

Baby Magic is my fave scent. I still buy it. Even though my kids aren't babies anymore

Rebecca Peterson

Baby poo, even when from my own kid is still stinky. Duh.

Amarke86 Amarke86

Baby breath! Love my babies breath :) and the smell oh his head, nothing more comforting :)

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