Funny First Birthday Photos That Are Bound to Make You Smile

These silly snapshots make turning one look super-sweet.
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By Stephanie Grassullo, Associate Editor
Updated January 15, 2019
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You were pumped when it was time to take your maternity photos, lived for baby’s newborn photoshoot and have been planning your little one’s first birthday pictures for months. Now that your tiny tot’s personality is really shining through, their birthday photos will be bursting with life. Whether they’re flashing their pearly whites or giving the camera some serious ‘tude, the photos are sure to stun. Below are a few of our favorite funny baby’s first birthday photos.


The Royal Treatment

“A cake…for me?!”


Feeling Blue

“Oh, baby! I can get used to this.”


Say cheese!

“I smiled, now where’s the cake you promised?”

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She's About to Blow!

That’s what big sisters are for.


Boss Baby

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too?


Appetite for Fun

Turning one never tasted so sweet.


Giddy with Glee

She’s so excited, and she just can’t hide it.


Unhappy Camper

“What the heck? You told me this was chocolate!”


A Roaring Good Time

Even mid-tantrum, baby is still the mane event.


Growing Pains

“Hurry up and take the picture. I’m not getting any younger!”


Stage Fright

When baby can’t understand why all the big people are making silly noises and faces at her.


America’s Next Top Model

Strike a pose.


So Close, Yet So Far

When happiness is within arm’s reach.


Victory Party

Celebrate good times, come on!


Escape Plan

Nobody puts baby in a corner—or in this case, a basket.



“You think I can’t eat the whole cake? Challenge accepted.


One and Done

This is what having a one-derful time looks like.


Cake Culprit

“What do you mean there’s no more cake?!”

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