12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Sun Bathing Baby

This month old baby was getting oil massage which was followed by morning sun bathing. This is to make her muscles grow strong (rather than acquiring a tan). The innumerable mosquito bite marks on her face was alarming though, diseases like Malaria is a major cause of infantile death in this region.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Varanasi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Sanjukta Dey