Awww... 54 Adorable Photos of Kids Meeting the New Baby

Kelly Scribner sibs
Kelly Scribner
Some kids are overjoyed when they're introduced to their new baby brother or sister; others, not so much (who is this new, tiny person taking up all of mom's attention?!). Either way, that first meeting makes for a heartwarming (and sometimes hilarious) photo op. Take a look at these adorable first encounters...
Melissa Mitchell
Melissa Mitchell

Hand Her Over, Ma!

Our 3-year-old Miles couldn't have been more excited to meet his baby sister Vivian. He wanted to hold her as soon as he saw her! –Melissa Mitchell

Kelly Collins
Kelly Collins

In Awe

Big sister Isabelle meeting baby Logan. She loves her brother :) –Kelly Collins

Adrienne Brown Nolan
Adrienne Brown Nolan

Mama's Helper

Big sister Corinne meeting little sister Tessa (5/2/10). She was a big helper! –Adrienne Brown Nolan

Jaime Matheson
Jaime Matheson

Mom, She's Great!

My 5-year-old son is so proud to be an older sibling. He is absolutely enamored with his baby sister. The bond these two have is indescribable. Our family is blessed and complete. –Jaime Matheson

Colette Mosio
Colette Mosio

Welcome to the Family, Sunshine

Big brothers and sisters meeting their baby sister who they nicknamed "Sunshine". We love when a new sibling enters the family. –Colette Mosio

Lori Henson
Lori Henson

A Change of Heart

Our 13-year-old (who was so negative [through] the whole pregnancy) fell in love the minute she met her sister! (Yes same parents, no sibs in between just waited a long time lol). –Lori Henson

Christie T. Perkins
Christie T. Perkins

*Shrieks*

Mackayla was about an hour young in this photo. Our sweet 3-year-old, Charlize talked about, kissed and loved her baby sister so much while in the womb... This excitement over meeting her for the first time, having been captured on camera makes my heart want to burst! –Christie T. Perkins

Caitlin Coffin
Caitlin Coffin

So Much Love

Our son Aidan meeting our son Declan for the first time! It was love at first sight –Caitlin Coffin

Jamie Dimitt
Jamie Dimitt

Sister Meets Sister

Our daughter Addison, 2.5 years old, admiring her new baby sister Hayden Michelle. She absolutely adores her sister. –Jamie Dimmitt

Allison Dorco
Allison Dorco

Instant Love

Reese meeting baby Reagan for the first time, and giving her an unprompted kiss. –Allison Dorco

Michelle Rice Buckley
Michelle Rice Buckley

Buckley #6

Proud Buckley kids meeting their baby brother, Benson for the first time! –Michelle Rice Buckley

Kim Edwards
Kim Edwards

They Better Take Good Care of Him!

My four-year-old meeting her little brother. She was very excited and questioning the nurses about his care. –Kim Edwards

Sarah Lappin
Sarah Lappin

Big Sister is Ready!

The proudest big sister in the world! She seriously couldn't have been happier to hear she was going to have a baby brother! She's been helpful and thoughtful through the whole experience, and cannot wait to teach her baby brother ALL THE THINGS! –Sarah Lappin

Erica Fry
Erica Fry

The Protectors

Big brothers Brayden & Lucas meeting their baby brother Easton at the hospital. They love him to pieces and are so protective of him. –Erica Fry

Christy Kent
Christy Kent

Their Calls Were Answered

They begged for another sibling and were so excited when baby Jaxson joined our family. They are so in love with him! –Christy Kent

Carly Jahner
Carly Jahner

He's Really Here!

Our 2.5-year-old little boy Taedum, meeting his baby brother, Beckham! –Carly Jahner

Patricia Ricetti Bradway
Patricia Ricetti Bradway

Wait, We Don't Leave Him Here?

My 2.5-year-old daughter meeting her little brother for the first time. That was her face when she found out we were taking him home too! She was not sure about bringing him home at all! Lol –Patricia Ricetti Bradway

Jennifer Mullis Lippo
Jennifer Mullis Lippo

Kids Say the Darnedest Things

Sabrina meeting Joshua for the first time. He was crying. She didn't really know what to do. She stared for a bit, then said "I don't want him"! Kids are so honest! Who wants a crying baby in their lap, when they are only 2! –Jennifer Mullis Lippo

Brandie Mai
Brandie Mai

Princess Mila Has Arrived

I have three sons and this was when my two oldest met their baby sister, Mila, for the first time! They were in awe of her and still are! My sister captured this photo. She is the princess and they are her knights in shining armor! –Brandie Mai

Hsin-Yi Fanone
Hsin-Yi Fanone

It's a Sister Thing

Piper and Serafina meeting their baby sister, Hensley. –Hsin-Yi Fanone

Katie Runyon Evans
Katie Runyon Evans

Time for a Kissy

Natalie, meeting her brother, Graham :). She is a "big" sister at only a year old –Katie Runyon Evans

Stacey Ulloa De Medina
Stacey Ulloa De Medina

Patiently Waiting (Kind Of!)

Olivia and Juliet pulled up a chair and anxiously looked over their new baby sister, Charlotte, as soon as she was taken from mommy to be cleaned, waiting to be given a chance to hold her. –Stacey Ulloa De Medina

Sarah Kovach Thompson
Sarah Kovach Thompson

She's Pretty Cool

3-year-old Ryan and 16-month-old Joey meet their little sister, Libby...as you can tell they were instantly in love and thought she was awesome! –Sarah Kovach Thompson

Lisa Marie Monzon
Lisa Marie Monzon

Smiles All Around

My beautiful baby girls... Their first morning together and from the very moment they met I knew they would forever have a best friend in each other! That alone makes me so very happy! Ivarie Marie and Zoie Marie. –Lisa Marie Monzon

Karolina Zaba
Karolina Zaba

It's Time for a Kiss, Little Sis!

My son Dominik, age 2, meeting his baby sister Olivia –Karolina Zaba

Lindsay English Posey
Lindsay English Posey

Perfectly Candid

Addyson (22 months) seeing Jordynn for the first time in 2010 when we were stationed in Utah. –Lindsay English Posey

Sydnie Bodine
Sydnie Bodine

A New Playmate!

Harper (16.5 months at the time) meeting her baby brother, Cooper! She loves giving him kisses now. –Sydnie Bodine

Kayla Ross
Kayla Ross

A Unique First Encounter

It was flu season in January when we had our second daughter. My oldest wasn't allowed to visit us at the hospital so we used FaceTime to talk and introduce them to each other. –Kayla Ross

Rosalind Harvey Thompson
Rosalind Harvey Thompson

The Most Thoughtful Big Sis

Big Sister Jocelyn holding Madelyn for the first time. The Pink Seahorse in the background she brought as a present. Jocelyn has a blue one and the music puts her to sleep and she wanted her little sister to have one too. It took Jocelyn several hours before she was willing to hold Madelyn as she was nervous she would "break her." –Rosalind Harvey Thompson

Sara Nistetter
Sara Nistetter

Unlimited Hugs

Julia was 21 months old when Becca was born. She was so in love right away and wanted to hold, hug, and kiss her all the time! –Sara Nistetter

Christine Laughlin
Christine Laughlin

Oh Baby!

Lily and Cale meeting their baby sister, Grace. –Christine Laughlin

Natalie Fitzgerald Holt
Natalie Fitzgerald Holt

Meeting At Last

Our son was so excited to meet his sister. It was flu season so kids were not allowed in the hospital so he had to wait until we were released to go home. But if you ask him he was the first to meet her and love on her. –Natalie Fitzgerald Holt

Jennifer Juell Worst
Jennifer Juell Worst

AJ's Baby

This is big brother AJ meeting his adopted little brother Brayden for the first time... AJ didn't have a whole lot of notice to process a sibling (and not being an only any longer after 3.5 years), but he absolutely adores HIS baby –Jennifer Juell Worst

Randi Ortega
Randi Ortega

A Brand New BFF

My girls met their new best friend, the one they'd protect as she grows, the little sister who they'd fight with for years to come, their little pretend doll to dress up, but most importantly the missing piece of their little family. Their baby sister gave them the best gift of all; she made them big sisters! –Randi Ortega

Delene Nguyen
Delene Nguyen

Ready to Share

My 4-year-old daughter meeting her baby brother for the first time. My daughter has alopecia (hair loss condition) and her father and I gave her all the attention she could ever want. She was physically and mentally prepared for her baby brother. So we thought... When she walked into the room, she ran right up to the baby and wanted to hold him and kiss him. As she hopped up on my bed, her father placed the baby in her lap and she just gave him the sweetest loving gaze. When baby opened his eyes and saw his sister, oh boy, he had the loudest wale that echoed the room. Once she saw her dad picking up the baby, she cried her little heart out because her father's attention was towards the baby. After a little while, she calmed down and told the baby "It's ok baby brother, I will share" lol –Delene Nguyen

Allison Prisco
Allison Prisco

Attentive Big Bro

Big brother Jason meets little brother Anthony right after he was born. He stayed with me for almost all of my labor and just left the room for pushing. Little brother was just a minute or two old in this photo. –Allison Prisco

Alyssa Tinsley
Alyssa Tinsley

#TooSweet

Big brother Thomas and big sister Kate meet baby Jane at the hospital. A few minutes later Thomas asked to hold her. Suddenly my mom tells everyone to be quiet and you hear Thomas' sweet little voice signing You Are My Sunshine to his brand new sister! (9-10-15) –Alyssa Tinsley

Carrie Widolff
Carrie Widolff

Everyone Loves a Good Swaddle

When we brought Caia home from the hospital, big sister Quinn wanted to be swaddled just like her baby sister. She is so in love! –Carrie Widolff

Nicole Mishrell Curles
Nicole Mishrell Curles

Too Cute For Words

Big bro Jack meeting little Kate for the first time—he was very sweet and gentle with her. –Nicole Mishrell Curles

Katie Seltenheim
Katie Seltenheim

Their Very First Moment

Love this picture of our girls meeting their baby brother. So happy we captured this moment. –Katie Seltenheim

Shirley Ansel
Shirley Ansel

Proud Sister

My daughter June (3 years old) meeting her little sister Mayla shortly after being delivered. She was so proud and excited. –Shirley Ansel

Ashley Armstrong
Ashley Armstrong

He Keeps Squeaking!

My 3-year-old meeting his baby brother. Baby W whimpered a second and J's response was "Mommy, he squeaked. Make him squeak again!" –Ashley Armstrong

Dani Breehl Cowen
Dani Breehl Cowen

Completely Infatuated

Big brother Liam meeting baby Miles. –Dani Breehl Cowen

Candice Bergeron Honeycutt
Candice Bergeron Honeycutt

He Caught the Feels, Too

I love this shot of a "tough" teenage boy caught in the tender moment of a first meeting with his baby sister! –Candice Bergeron Honeycutt

Yana Khinkis
Yana Khinkis

He Has My Nose!

They are looking at their new baby brother and comparing features. –Yana Khinkis

Maggie Scott
Maggie Scott

Let's Rub Noses...

This is Ellie meeting Gunnar in 2013. She was 2.5 yrs old. –Maggie Scott

Katie Esther-Basel
Katie Esther-Basel

One Happy Sis

My sweet 2 1/5 year old Kassandra meeting her little sister Kallie!!! It was love at first sight! Kassandra is such an awesome big sister! She is always helping me anyway she can and also hugging and kissing her little sister!!! I can't wait to see the two of them grow up together!!! –Katie Esther-Basel

Kemberly Meeks Mixon
Kemberly Meeks Mixon

Love At First Sight

After losing a baby two years ago at 32 weeks, our son was very nervous about our pregnancy. When his baby sister Liza Grace was born, he was instantly in love. Their bond is amazing. –Kemberly Meeks Mixon

Chelsea Beisner
Chelsea Beisner

That Expression Though!

"Seriously? I'm not the baby anymore?" – Baby sister is now 6 weeks old and Big Sister couldn't be a bigger helper! She helps put little sisters socks on, gets out diapers and throws away the dirty ones, reads her book after book after book, and she's quick to get my attention if the baby so much as whimpers! It's so neat watching them together! –Chelsea Beisner

Kristen Kwon
Kristen Kwon

Nope, I Am Not Sharing!

My 3-year-old said to my 2-day-old "I love you cute brother—but sorry. I am not sharing mommy and daddy" –Kristen Kwon

Ela Radzyminska
Ela Radzyminska

Little, But Full of Love

Oh mommy, she is so little! The first day at home was very exciting. –Ela Radzyminska

Aja-Marie Font
Aja-Marie Font

Can I Touch Him?

Joy Brielle (18 months) meeting her baby brother Russell born July 31, 2015! –Aja-Marie Font

Erin An
Erin An

Bun in the Oven, No More!

So excited mommy was done "baking" her baby sister. –Erin An

Kelly Scribner
Kelly Scribner

Finally, A Girl!

Our little princess surrounded by her 3 big brothers less than an hour after she is born. –Kelly Scribner

Share the gallery



Parents may receive compensation when you click through and purchase from links contained on this website.