Where do babies come from?
is a new play-and-learn parenting resource that explores the mystery of reproduction in detail.
It includes cutout PaperDolls and illustrations, discussion prompts, and Q&As to help children understand the mysteries of life.
It also explains how a baby is created from two ingredients: sperm and an egg.
Explain that a baby comes out of the vagina
If you’re trying to explain to a child how a baby is born, you need to understand how a uterus works.
The uterus is a hollow pear-shaped organ in the lower abdomen where a fertilized egg develops.
The vagina is a tube-like opening at the end of the female genitals that connects the uterus with the vulva.
This is also known as the birth canal.
Explain that some parents choose to take the baby out of the vagina
You can start by explaining to your child that the uterus and vagina are different things.
Although babies appear to be inside a mother’s belly, they actually come out of the vagina.
You can also use an anatomy book to explain the different stages of pregnancy and the genitals of a baby.
Explain that sperm and an egg are the building blocks of a baby
A baby is created when a fertilized egg and sperm combine to form a new cell.
This cell grows into a baby and contains 46 chromosomes, which are the genes responsible for the growth of the child.
These genes are stored in a special part of the cell called the nucleus.
The sperm and the egg share some characteristics in common.
Both contain the Y chromosome, but sperm with a Y chromosome are supplied with essential proteins encoded by the X chromosome.
Their genomes are diploid, meaning they are made up of DNA from both parents.
Explain that a baby is created by God
The womb is God’s place of creation and work.
He is involved in every step of the birth process. From conception to death, every baby is made with care and attention.
His thoughts towards a new person are love, care, and delight.
He is not only the creator of a new life but also of the next generation, which is why it is so important for parents to be good parents.
The Christian church has always opposed abortion.
The Didache and the Epistle of Barnabas, two early writings by Christians, are clear that abortion is wrong.
They teach that human life is a gift from God.
Hence, the Bible does not permit the killing of a child during the process of conception.
While God’s creation is good, it is not perfect.
The fall of humanity began when Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden.
Since then, all of humanity has suffered from the consequences of sin in the world.
In Christ, we have a cure for sin.
However, the consequences of our fallen humanity continue to manifest themselves in our lives.
The Bible teaches that human beings are created in God’s image.
In James 3:9, God said that every person has been personally created by him.
It is important to understand that a person is not defined by his or her age or stage of development.
A person is a person from the moment of conception, not by the stage of development, physical skills, or social abilities.