In six weeks she should be sliding out of her mom's canal. It's really that passive, sliding - at least from the perspective of the baby. Newborns don't crawl or claw. They're not wildly active or intimidating. King Herod feared the birth of Jesus, and ordered the assassination of all newborns in Bethlehem. And though no records indicate what Jesus craved after birth, it certainly wasn't divine - just biological reflexes to ensure survival. Savior or not, infants just aren't that unique. Some babies have been mixed up at the hospital you know? Meticulous admins make it right. But a newborn in a less organized hospital ends up raised by another set of unsuspecting parents. Point is that being a child isn't at all like being a person. Nothing is quite you, yet. Maybe that's why babies cry.
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