Planning to post that adorable baby photo on social media? Pair it with one of these cute Instagram captions, ranging from funny quotes to sentimental sayings.

By Lauren Pardee
Updated April 08, 2021
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You've just given birth to the tiniest bundle of joy and can't wait to share them with the world. We know you've already snapped hundreds of photos, so all that's left is choosing captions to fit your feelings. We rounded up 40 options for parents, including cute baby quotes, funny one-liners, sentimental messages, and more. Happy 'gramming!

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Cute Baby Quotes for Instagram

"A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." —Princess Diana

"Just when you think you know love, someone little comes along to remind you just how big it really is." —Unknown

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." —Leo Burke

"Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart." —"Winnie the Pooh"

"A day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day." —"Winnie the Pooh"

"Having children is like living in a frat house. Nobody sleeps, everything is broken, and there's a lot of throwing up." — Ray Romano

"Nobody puts Baby in a corner." —Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing

Sentimental Instagram Captions for Baby Pictures 

Dream big, little one.

One of the greatest gifts I've ever gotten is my son/daughter.

Twinkle twinkle little star, do you know how loved you are?

I wonder if you'll ever understand just how much of me belongs to you.

Home is where my baby is.

Your first breath took ours away.

We made a wish and you came true. 

Happiness is the laughter of children.

Such a big miracle in such a small person.

Babies change everything.

Be still my heart!

This is our happily ever after.

All of God's grace in one tiny face.

Thank you for choosing me.

You are my definition of perfection

Funny Baby Instagram Captions

I make milk, what is your superpower?

This home runs on cuddles and caffeine.

Hello, I'm new here!

No hair, don't care.

Last name '"Ever," first name "Cutest."

He/she is a little ray of sunshine.

Will cuddle for milk!

Spit-up is my new favorite accessory. 

I must destroy you with hugs and kisses!

Don't look at me! That smell is coming from my dad.

He/she is a throwback!

You're my favorite reason to lose sleep.

Baby Instagram Captions with Song Lyrics

"Ain't no words to describe the way that I'm feeling when I look at you." —Alicia Keys, "Speechless"

"There is something 'bout the way you love me, that finally feels like home." —Adele, "Sweetest Devotion"

"Sweetest little part of destiny." —Alicia Keys, "Speechless"

"How long do you wanna be loved, is forever enough?" —Dixie Chicks, "Lullaby"

"For I know that a gift so great is only one god could create and I'm reminded every time I see your face." —Lauryn Hill, "To Zion"

"I hope you never lose your sense of wonder." — Lee Ann Womack, "I Hope You Dance"