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Why does my baby cry around other babies?

Why does my baby cry around other babies?

Baby's uncomfortable: A 3 month old baby may cry (around other babies) because his feelings of comfort and security got interrupted. Maybe he is no longer being held by mom/dad, as he got placed down next to another baby, or maybe mom/dad changed her/his tone of voice. Maybe the other babies are crying and being too noisy. Perhaps the other babies are making random hand/face gestures that are look too stimulating. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Mease
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Why doesn't my baby cry as much as other babies? My baby almost never cries!

Why doesn't my baby cry as much as other babies?  My baby almost never cries!

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 baby. ...Read more

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Why does my baby cry in her sleep?

Why does my baby cry in her sleep?

Cry in sleep: Infants go through different stages of sleep at night just as adults do, just different amounts of time in different stages. In certain stages of sleep, people often make noise - talking, grunting, etc. A baby's communication is crying - so it is there way of talking in their sleeep. The trick is not to respond right away - if you touch/jostle etc they may wake up. Let alone to keep sleeping! ...Read more

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Why does my baby start to cry when I close my baby's diaper tabs?

Why does my baby start to cry when I close my baby's diaper tabs?

Likes Being naked: It is important to make sure the diaper is not too tight or rubbing the inner thighs or along the hips. Some babies really do not like being clothed and others love it. . If the diapers are not too tight, and no rash issues, and baby quits crying after a little bit, it is most likely (s)he doesn't like being in diapers and will adjust with time. ...Read more

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Why does my sister's 7-month-old baby cry all the time?

Why does my sister's 7-month-old baby cry all the time?

Hard to say: Not normal for a 7 month old to be crying all the time. Have pt seen by pediatrician to see if he/she can figure out a cause by physical exam. There could be many reasons including infection, behavioral, developmental. Have pt seen by pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why does my baby grunt all the time?

Why does my baby grunt all the time?

Define all the time: Grunting might be normal if your infant is trying to stool, if constipation is an issue this can be addressed, however grunting can also be the sign of serious illness particularly if it has been ongoing since birth. If cyanosis (blueness often notable around the mouth or lips) is present this would be a reason to call 911. ...Read more

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Why does my baby seem drunk after all feedings?

Why does my baby seem drunk after all feedings?

Satisfaction: Your baby is so happy, warm and full of milk; this is their way of showing satisfaction. Generally all that feeding makes them tired as well- so the half closed eyes and milk dripping down their chin is all normal and just means you had a good feeding. ...Read more

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Why does my baby get fussy when his caregivers leave his sight?

Why does my baby get fussy when his caregivers leave his sight?

Separation Anxiety: When a baby is 7 to 12 months old, a very important stage in development occurs called "object permanence". What this means is now your baby can remember and recreate images in her mind. She knows you exist even if she does not see you. But when we leave, and since they do not have a sense of time, it is stressful for them as they do not understand we will come back, causing separation anxiety. ...Read more

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Why does my baby projectile poop?

Why does my baby projectile poop?

Baby pushes poop out: If a baby is eating, behaving, and growing fine... But has loose poops that can hit a target 18 inches away, he may be normal, especially if breastfed. Some breastfed babies have loose stools (a bit looser than spaghetti sauce). If he likes to push his poop out, it will squirt out fast enough to hit mom or dad. If he is very gassy, has smelly poop, or is not growing well, a doctor should evaluate. ...Read more

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Why does my baby drool so much?

Why does my baby drool so much?

Depends on age: It is very common for a baby to drool while teething. You may want to discuss this with baby's doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my baby cry so much more now that she's teething?

Why does my baby cry so much more now that she's teething?

Because it hurts: Try cold teething ring. Children's Tylenol/Motrin may help take edge off...follow pkg directions to the letter. Schedule appt w Pediatric Dental Specialist (Pedodontist) now for more help. ...Read more

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Why does my baby cry so hard when she cries?

Why does my baby cry so hard when she cries?

Crying: Some babies cry softly and some loudly. Your baby was born to cry hard and loud. If s/he is doing well otherwise, no need to worry. ...Read more

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Why does my baby squirm so much?

Why does my baby squirm so much?

Squirm: Maybe you are gripping too tight? Or maybe the baby is just learning to gain dexterity and simply is discovering its own body and how it works so it does it by squirming. Unless it is really abnormal and dangerous, then it is nothing to worry about. They do this until they can crawl. Just like they cry and scream until they can talk. ...Read more

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Why does my newborn grunt?

Why does my newborn grunt?

Healthy otherwise ?: Newborns make a number of interesting sounds with their small rubbery airways. There are some worrisome conditions that could cause it.Most are just born with no social graces and don't really care if they wear a dirty outfit, have mussed hair, or make noises that would be considered improper in a social setting. Enjoy the symphony, it is part of a wondrous plan for growth and development. ...Read more

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My baby gets distressed and poos during every feed, what can I do?

My baby gets distressed and poos during every feed, what can I do?

Breast or bottle: Breast fed kids can poo a little smear every feed or fill a crib with soft poo once a week. The variability in their stooling pattern is quite wide.Bottle fed kids usually get into a daily routine involving 1-2 stools a day by the end of their first week. See your pcp if this doesn't fit your situation. ...Read more

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Why does my baby resist her crib during naptime?

Why does my baby resist her crib during naptime?

Crib and Nap: You are probably responding to her cries too quickly. It is a learned response for the baby. She cries and you run in. The more she cries, the more you run in. I say, put her down and let her cry for a while. Let her see that she does not always get what she wants with the crying. Otherwise she is simply training you instead of the other way around. ...Read more

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Why does my baby cry when she pees?

Why does my baby cry when she pees?

It hurts!: Something called bubble bath urethritis -- tender inflammation of the sensitive lining where urine exits, caused by bubble bath or bath soaps w/ fragrances or other chemicals -- is a common cause. Ouch! another possibility is a urinary tract infection, especially if other symptoms. A urine test can check for this. Utis are more common in boy babies. Many babies with utis don't cry when they pee. ...Read more

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Why does my baby always have the hiccups?

Why does my baby always have the hiccups?

Mgt: It may be perfectly normal, but one cause is diaphragmatic irritation. Has the baby had any history of pneumonia? Is the baby growing normally? ...Read more

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Why does my baby suffer bluish lips when nursing?

Why does my baby suffer bluish lips when nursing?

Altered blood flow: The blood flow in infants is designed to preserve energy when possible so baby will use it for growth.This often results in bluish lips, pale or bluish fingers if they are exposed to common household temperature.They pink up if placed in a warm setting.This should not be confused with low oxygen content you would expect in older kids or adults.Pink/red inner eyelid skin tells this better for baby. ...Read more

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