Bloodhound or Baby?

Hubby says I have a nose like a bloodhound.  It’s one of my secret skills!   Did you know, though, that when babies are very young, their sense of smell is quite developed?  They use it to get to know their parents.  In fact, your baby will recognize your scent within days of birth.  Researchers have found that 3-day-old infants are able to discriminate their mom's milk from someone else's by its smell. That scent becomes imprinted on their brains and stays as they grow.  Watch this cool video “A Unique Connection” to witness the magic for yourself. 

So here is a helpful and well-intentioned tip: avoid strong smells like fabric softener, perfume, and shampoos to help your baby know who you are.  👪  Read more at

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