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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Lucky: Every baby is different, some cry alot and others not as much. I would not consider this abnormal. Be thankful for such a nice disposition of your bab ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: To cry you need air passing over vocal cords. This is not possible until the baby is born and breathing.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor Now: More information regarding your 6 week old infant is needed such as pre and post-natal medical history, feeding/sleeping patterns, and much more. Norm ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most have a hard time with this issue and opinion varies. One sad reality is that babies often cry when they are tired and anything you do will overst ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: Yes. Better than without a stethoscope.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes he is too young: at this age something could be bothering him, most commonly thirst or hunger, not getting enough, or excessive gas in his stomach that needs to be ex ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep Training: 5 month old babies are capable of sleeping 8-10 hours a night. The sleep environment should allow her to fall asleep on her own when she is sleepy. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Be basic: Babies basically use the only communication skill they have for all things. A cry can mean they are lonely, hungry, or just because. You learn to anti ... Read More
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: With the transition to life outside the womb, one of the biggest changes is initiation of breathing. Babies will often cry some as they start breathin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Not sure who is doing the crying, but there is no evidence that human crying will adversely affect an unborn baby. Hope this helps!
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See your doctor: Many infants between 9 months and 3 years old will have breath holding spells where they turn "blue" and can faint from holding their breath. These sp ... Read More
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