#41 We Can Hear But Can’t See A Newborn Cry
Have you ever experienced a newborn giving an Oscar-winning performance, when they cry their lungs out but not shed a tear? A newborn can literally cry without splashing tears as their tear ducts aren’t developed at birth. It takes from days to a month for them to develop their tear ducts.
There is a hidden gland in the top eyelid that produces tears for lubricating the eyes. These tears burst like rain and roll down the cheeks. Some of this salty water seeps through a duct in the inner corner of our eye which takes it down into the nose.