04/09/2014 13:22 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

10 Unexpectedly Wonderful Things About Having A Baby

You might have jumped out of planes, scaled mountains or done any number of fantastic things pre-parenthood.

But few moments will have been as exhilarating as the one when you meet your baby for the first time. Well, life will be chock full of amazing moments from then on.

Here's our list of the unexpectedly wonderful things that occur when a baby bursts into your world!

Past the baby stage? Don't miss our favourite things about life with a toddler too.