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Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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Too much crying during pregnancy ..... Effect the baby ? Tell what kind of effect on baby. ?

Too much crying during pregnancy ..... Effect the baby ? Tell what kind of effect on baby. ?

Depression: The physical act of crying has no affect on an unborn fetus. The fact that you are crying so much though may indicate your suffering from depression. Untreated depression should be addressed by your doctor as it can affect her pregnancy and your ability to function as a mother after delivery. ...Read more

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Can crying and getting mad a lot affect the baby during pregnancy ? I am 6 months pregnant and I was wondering about this

Can crying and getting mad a lot affect the baby during pregnancy ? I am 6 months pregnant and I was wondering about this

NO: BUT you should be working on RESOLVING this issue BEFORE the Baby is born! A word to the wise and I hope it helps! Good Luck and BE WELL] Dr Z ...Read more

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Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

No: Your emotions don't have any overt affect on the baby other than the fact that when you're sad a lot you may not feel like eating properly. Pregnancy is a very emotional time for most women. A good cry can be helpful as well in letting out some of that emotion and stress. ...Read more

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Can crying/being emotional hurt my baby while I'm pregnant? 13 wks 6 days.

Can crying/being emotional hurt my baby while I'm pregnant? 13 wks 6 days.

No: No, it is very common to be emotional during pregnancy due to hormone changes. This does not affect the baby. If you feel depressed or any feelings of hurting yourself or others, then you need to see a doctor. Good luck with your pregnancy! ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more