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Crying, just like a glance, laughter or a frown,
is your baby's way of communicating with you. Its just
unfortunate that crying, for the unaware new parent, can send
us into an anxious panic, desperately waiting fro that moment
when all is peaceful and quiet again!
Some babies do tend to cry a
lot for the first year of their life, just like my second born
did. It's just their way of expressing themselves to let
you know that they are uncomfortable or in need of something,
whether it is food, a nappy change, attention or sleep.
Babies often need to cry simply as a release of tension from
excess mental stimulation that our modern lifestyle puts on
If you are positive that your
baby is not crying due to a medical problem (if unsure,
consult your family doctor), mentally go through a list to
eliminate the reason behind the excessive crying and just
baby ill or in pain? Eliminate medical issues
baby too hot or too cold?
was the last time my baby had a diaper change?
my baby just need a hug?
baby tired and need a sleep? This is the main reason
overtired Baby will often cry inconsolably? And often
refuse to sleep for more than a few
An overtired bby is sometimes
a baby who is hard to settle. A way to remedy this is to
act upon your baby's tired signs as soon asyou notice
Newborns tend to get twitchy
and make jerky movements with their arms while older babies
tend to rub their eyes or pull at their ears.
You will soon learn to
recognise "that look" the eyes are open but "no-ones home" in
Consoling baby usually takes
the form of giving them a cuddle, distracting them with
something different, a toy that have not seen for a while or
perhaps putting baby in the car capsule and going for a
Beware not to continue
stimulating an overti5red baby , as this will agr3evate the
situation. Overtired babies just need sleep.
A final word; you'll be
delighted to know that most screaming babies do eventually
become delightful little toddlers!
many thanks, and if I can help you in any way
please let me know.
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