8 Popular Songs That Take On a Whole New Meaning When You Have a Baby (PHOTOS)

baby songsMoms with new babies are known to get a LITTLE silly from time to time. It's all those late nights, early mornings, and baby love drunkenness, I guess. Seriously, is there anything more delirium-inducing than those early weeks with a brand new munchkin? I think not.

When I had a new baby, I was all about listening to music. I rocked her to Amy Winehouse and lullaby CDs. I held her and listened to the radio and nursed her while listening to Nina Simone. And the more we did this, the more I started to realize that every dang song was about her!

Seriously, how many songs have "baby" in them? To me, it seemed like they all did. And they were all about me. And my baby! Even the dirty lyrics were suddenly not dirty at all. "Come, baby come baby baby come, come" is much cuter when you think it's about a crawling child, is it not? With that in mind, here are 8 other songs about "babies" that aren't really about babies at all:

  • Baby, Baby


    I am SURE Amy Grant wasn't thinking of sweet little twins when she sang "Baby, Baby" back in the 1990s, but we sure are! Taken with the notion to love you with the sweetest of devotion, indeed. And no one knows love and devotion better than twin mamas! Double the effort and double the love!

  • Baby, I Need Your Loving


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    Any parent who has ever dealt with a crying baby who won't stop should know the lyrics to "Baby, I Need Your Loving" by Four Tops. "Baaaby I need your lovin', got to have all your lovin'" NOW STOP CRYING!

  • Baby Love


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    "Baby Love" by The Supremes is the PERFECT song for a new mom. We need those kisses, oh how we need them. Sigh.

  • I'm Your Baby Tonight


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    Oh yeah. This dad got the late night shift. She's his baby tonight, indeed. Only Whitney knows his pain. "I'm Your Baby Tonight" was written for this daddy at 3 a.m.

  • Baby Got Back


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    Nothing cuter than a relaxed little baby with a big old round diaper butt. Because, yep. "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot is all about this baby. And every other baby.

  • Ice, Ice Baby


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    "Ice, Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice never looked (or sounded) all that good. But this baby does! Adorable! It's a much better song if it's about a bundled little munchkin, no?

  • Baby, Don't Forget My Number


    Milli Vanilli may have been disgraced as lip synchers, but their music still stands. This baby will never forget ANYONE'S number. She practices!

  • Baby, I Love Your Way


    Yeah, I am eating a banana. Dressed like a lion. So what? Baby I love your way, indeed. Peter Frampton was ALL about my baby boy.

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