A Lullaby For Your Fetus

Gather ’round, and let’s sing a song about babies before we drift off to sleep, friends.

Rockabye baby in your mom’s ute

When you come out, we know you’ll be cute

But when you’re in there, and still quite small

You look like an alien and creep out us all

Awww, that’s my baby, in all it’s 13 week old fetus glory. I laughed so hard at this image that I could barely keep still long enough to take a pic of it with my phone. Don’t get me wrong, it’s super adorable from all other angles.

Actually, I’d argue it’s adorable from this one, too. I mean, it’s totally fist-bumping, right? So cute.

But it’s really probably only adorable to me. To the rest of you? TERRIFYING.

Sweet dreams!

  • jen - Ok…. I laughed really hard at this while I was scrolling down and first saw the picture. (before I read that you had laughed really hard too) It is the most awesome 13 week photo. Good pic snapping to your nurse or whoever got that shot!ReplyCancel

  • Amy West - That is both horrifying and possibly the best thing that will ever go in a baby book, ever!ReplyCancel

  • Abigail - Love it. I have to admit I felt a bit guilty that my first picture of my baby looked more like an alien than a human and kind of freaked me out. Glad I’m not alone in that.ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - That 13 week sonogram is how my first ended up with the nickname Nacho…totally looked like he had a Nacho Libre mask on.ReplyCancel

  • April - I think that’s just the Elf coming out in he/she ;) ReplyCancel

  • Christa the BabbyMama - Ha, love this! I always used to snicker when the tech would say “SO CUTE!” about my 6 week embryo. Uh…ReplyCancel

  • Danielle - We called our daughter Skeletor after seeing the frightening sono! We were so glad we got that 3D one free, talk about a bummer if we had wasted $100 to see what appeared to be a monster!ReplyCancel

  • Kami - OH MY GOSH, lol. This is awesome. Awesomely terrifying, yes. But awesome :) ReplyCancel

  • Tracy @ The UnCoordinated Mommy - Noah’s nickname before he was born was Skeletor. LOLReplyCancel

  • Heather W. - That’s awesome – kind of looks like Boba Fett’s emblem on Slave 1! ;-) ReplyCancel

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