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Smile Like Babies Do

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Within the first three months of life an infant has it’s first smile as a result of social interaction ( How Smiles Develop ). Thanks to Facebook and Instagram, I am bombarded on a regular basis by the cutest little grins thanks to the procreating efforts of literally every single one of my friends (seriously, everyone). My social media feeds are quickly starting to look like a Babies’R’Us catalog and

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Photo Courtesy of Momjunction.com

I’m still shopping at Toys’R’Us. But it got me curious, when do little humans start smiling and what evolutionary purpose could there really be to smiling so early on in life?