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Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of

6. Clockwork Orange

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of
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Stanley Kubrick definitely would have approved this creepy Clockwork Orange-inspired costume, however the friendly neighborhood preschool teacher might not. Either way, we have to give points to the parents for being creative with their Alex DeLarge costume, including the one-eyed eyelashes and the “milk-plus” mocktail.

7. Scary Scarecrow

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of
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What was the inspiration behind this scary scarecrow? Mom Lisa says dad always dresses as a scary scarecrow for Halloween, so 3-month-old Cameron is following in his creepy footsteps.

"The mask is homemade out of leather, cheesecloth and liquid latex and painted creepy with raffia as the hair," Lisa told Costume-Works.com. "The mask is lined with soft, black fleece and was very comfortable for him to wear. The black shirt has burlap glued to it and the 'rice paddy rake' was used as a hayfork since it was the right size."

More: 15 needlessly sexy Halloween costumes for little girls

8. Baby Edward Scissorhands

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of
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The only people that can make this creepy Edward Scissorhands costume look cute are an itty-bitty… and Johnny Depp.

"The blades are made of plastic and foam, and mounted on modified shin guards (so Gabe can have his hands free for trick or treating of course!)," his mom said of her "pocket-sized Edward Scissorhands."

9. Zombie mom

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of
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This gross costume works well if you go trick-or-treating with your baby in a front carrier, such as the Baby Bjorn. This Zombie mom has her baby busting out of her bloody shirt… and it looks like he is nibbling on a brain for a treat. Yum.

10. Lobster baby

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of
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This Lobster baby costume is cute, but also a little creepy at the same time. Call us crazy, but there's something about a cute baby sitting in a pot on the stove that makes us feel a little uneasy. Yes, the baby is obviously fine, but it still creeps us out a bit.

Tell us: What is your favorite creepy baby Halloween costume? Weigh in below!

These scary costumes for babies are what nightmares are made of
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Originally published Oct. 2013. Updated Oct. 2016.

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