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06/08/2016 01:24 pm ET

32 First Photos Of Babies Smiling That Will Make Your Heart Burst

It's all just shits and giggles at this age.

The math is simple: Babies + smiles = happiness. Both babies and smiles are wonderful, and they're infinitely better when paired together.

So we asked the HuffPost Parents community to share the first photos they took of their babies smiling (whether it was intentional or not). The results below will keep you grinning all day.

  • 1
    Atticus was a difficult and reflux-y baby. This was 24 hours after we got him on meds for his reflux -- he was a different ba
    Loreen Petzing Hamilton
    Atticus was a difficult and reflux-y baby. This was 24 hours after we got him on meds for his reflux -- he was a different baby after that.
  • 2
    Not even 12 hours old and captured this sweet moment of a little grin. Makes my heart melt all over again.
    Not even 12 hours old and captured this sweet moment of a little grin. 😍 makes my heart melt all over again
    Not even 12 hours old and captured this sweet moment of a little grin. Makes my heart melt all over again.
  • 3
    He is my angel of happiness, smiling since the day he was born. This photograph was taken during our first trip to the beach.
    Dani Boo
    He is my angel of happiness, smiling since the day he was born. This photograph was taken during our first trip to the beach. My beloved grandma is holding him while both enjoyed the sunset.
  • 4
    Precious moment of finally seeing this beautiful, magical smile after 8 weeks of colic discomfort! This was, literally, his f
    Kelly Evans
    Precious moment of finally seeing this beautiful, magical smile after 8 weeks of colic discomfort! This was, literally, his first smile; I was lucky enough to have my phone near by! He was 2 months old here.
  • 5
    My PAC Man at 3 weeks old, right after mommy's milk.
    Kelly Kitchens-Collins
    My PAC Man at 3 weeks old, right after mommy's milk.
  • 6
    We were still in the hospital. She had an IV in her head and was receiving antibiotics through it. And yet ... I photographed
    Kelley Wheat-Rivers
    We were still in the hospital. She had an IV in her head and was receiving antibiotics through it. And yet ... I photographed her first smile.
  • 7
    Matthew smiling at just 33 weeks gestation age (he was born at 32 weeks and 2 days). He was 6 days old in this picture.
    Morgan Rae Ivanova
    Matthew smiling at just 33 weeks gestation age (he was born at 32 weeks and 2 days). He was 6 days old in this picture.
  • 8
    Jennie Chan
  • 9
    I think Charlie was only 2 or 3 weeks at this time. I captioned it on my social media "it's all shits and giggles till someon
    Brittany Tretta
    I think Charlie was only 2 or 3 weeks at this time. I captioned it on my social media "it's all shits and giggles till someone giggles and shits." He wasn't really laughing, but he looked like it in the photo!
  • 10
    Just a couple weeks old -- his little smile melts my heart.
    Chantal Parsons
    Just a couple weeks old -- his little smile melts my heart.
  • 11
    1 month old.
    Cheryl Charlie
    1 month old.
  • 12
    My daughter Alayna at her 1 month checkup!
    Kristina DeMaria
    My daughter Alayna at her 1 month checkup!
  • 13
    Rosa Cruz
  • 14
    Not the best quality, but I wasn't expecting this at all and really wanted to capture the moment. He started giving me so man
    Rachelle Byars
    Not the best quality, but I wasn't expecting this at all and really wanted to capture the moment. He started giving me so many grins out of nowhere and it made me hate the overnight feeding a little less. Melted momma's heart, and even though I know he was a little person already, he seemed to become more of one and less of just a wrinkly little alien potato in this moment.
  • 15
    He was about an hour old...
    Heather Barbalinardo
    He was about an hour old...
  • 16
    His first smile. And it was a laugh at his dad. This was 6 years ago. Kid hasn't stopped laughing since.
    Kelly Smith
    His first smile. And it was a laugh at his dad. This was 6 years ago. Kid hasn't stopped laughing since.
  • 17
    Felt like it took forever to get my Miss Serious to smile and even longer to capture it! I LOVE this picture!!!
    Jenni Postel Barden
    Felt like it took forever to get my Miss Serious to smile and even longer to capture it! I LOVE this picture!!!
  • 18
    Just a week old and already had his mommy totally charmed.
    Jamie Wells Melton
    Just a week old and already had his mommy totally charmed.
  • 19
    We were at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for his open heart surgery at 4 days old. We had just received the news that they
    Lacie Smith Groeninger
    We were at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for his open heart surgery at 4 days old. We had just received the news that they were finally sending us home and my husband caught him smiling, right under 2 weeks old.
  • 20
    My beautiful baby boy at 1 month old.
    Yipsi Cambara Marquez
    My beautiful baby boy at 1 month old.
  • 21
    He loved his "bug."
    Josie Broders
    He loved his "bug."
  • 22
    Finally home from the NICU.
    Kinga Romanska
    Finally home from the NICU.
  • 23
    Baby Kate and her sister Charlotte.
    Jilien Beaton-Downton
    Baby Kate and her sister Charlotte.
  • 24
    The best smiles always seem to come when they should be sleeping.
    Maureen Kelly Burgess
    The best smiles always seem to come when they should be sleeping.
  • 25
    My son on the day he was born! Still that happy too...
    Christina Giuliano Lorelli
    My son on the day he was born! Still that happy too...
  • 26
    Best smile ever while hugging her bunny.
    Kerry Hicks
    Best smile ever while hugging her bunny.
  • 27
    Heather White Loeb
  • 28
    Genna Stone
  • 29
    A week old in the NICU. Getting some mama time. So peaceful.
    Kalila Framstad Johnson
    A week old in the NICU. Getting some mama time. So peaceful.
  • 30
    First smile I captured on camera. Hits me right in my soul!
    Katie Franco
    First smile I captured on camera. Hits me right in my soul!
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