10 Most Baffling Baby Behaviors Explained

Sure, babies are bundles of joy ... they're also huge, tangled, tear-your-hair-out wads of mystery, too. Yet believe it or not, their constant crying, atrocious sleep habits, and other peculiarities are not an attempt to turn your life upside down. In fact, scientists have studied baby behavior and found an internal logic (or at least some good theories) to explain all that addles you.

Read on and you may not only sleep better, you'll also understand your baby a whole lot better.


Did you know #4? Pretty cool, huh?


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