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Why Is My Baby Crying Non Stop
Persistent crying: In the first 6 weeks of life, colic is common; this fussing is often difficult to soothe by holding or cuddling, but will pass. There is no specific treatment. In older infants, persistent crying is usually due to something wrong, examples include, scratching the eyeball with a fingernail, getting a piece of hair or thread tightening around a toe, internal GI problems including constipation, etc. ...Read more
Many reasons: Without knowing a whole lot more about your situation, i can't guess why your baby is crying. Sometimes there is a genuine medical problem, sometimes it's more a matter of an anxious personality, and sometimes it's just blowing off steam. Visit your pediatrician to go over the situation in depth so you can get a good answer to your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crying vs pain: Please do not get into the habit of equating crying with pain. Babies cry for hours every single day. This is how they communicate, stretch out their lungs, get you to come and hold them, get you to feed them. Make sure you are burping well, swaddle baby so they feel more secure, make sure baby getting enough to eat. If questions about normal stool patterns and whether she is constipated, ask doc. ...Read more
My 13-month old baby is very clingy and has separation anxiety. Should I stop breastfeeding her gradually or abruptly?
Separation Anxiety: You are a Caring Mother! Let wise Person within you Reflect: • Age of Developing of Milestones of the baby-Sitting, Crawling, Standing, Walking • Reasons for baby being very clingy- upsetting experiences with father or other family members? • Decrease clinging by playing with the child, reading stories, and singing. • Gradually withdraw Breastfeeding. • Seeing Child Psychiatrist ...Read more
Is this recurrent or: a one time occurrence? If it's recurrent and he/she seems fine once awake, there probably is not anything physically wrong. Otherwise, it could be acid reflux, gas or one of several other reasons. Check and make sure there's not a hair stuck around any of his/her finger/toes....and please take him/her to his doctor to be checked if this continues. ...Read more
Implicit memory : develops at 5 months - procedural memory of what happened yesterday or before. This leads to stranger anxiety & learned behaviors - habits- by 6 months. Giving positive or negative attention to a behavior reinforces it. Ignoring it makes it escalate briefly, then extinguish. Pick him up from behind & move him to another spot, if he's not I'll, hungry, wet, etc. Buy "Little People" on Amazon. ...Read more
My baby wont stop crying. All he wants to do is eat? I am breast feeding and u know he is getting enough milk but he is still fussy?
Fussy baby: Is your baby crying every time you try to stop feeding him( or take him away from your breast? Or put him down?) it sounds like you know he is getting enough milk and what the baby wants is the closeness and non-nutritive sucking. You may want to try a pacifier to allow your baby to continue sucking when you put him down. That allowed me to finally be able to put my little fuss-budget down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi all, my 15 months old baby is biting ANA she is having a very agressive behavior, what should I do and why she is doing this?
Biting: Toddler biting is a challenge. Often little ones bite due to not having the language to express their feelings. Say no, redirect her to do something else. Also look at the circumstances the preceed the biting. Here is more info: http://www.Zerotothree.Org/child-development/challenging-behavior/chew-on-this-resources-on-biting.Html. ...Read more
My nine month baby wont stop crying, very fussy. I gave him pedicare for his teeth and still is fussy.
Fussiness: Fussiness in children can have many sources. First, if a basic need such as food or sleep is unmet, the child can be fussy. However, if the child does not feel well, he also could be fussy. A visit to the pediatrician or family physician would be reasonable to ensure there is no medical reason for the fussiness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is 1 yrs old 103 fevers and won't stop crying what should I do? His fever broke but he won't stop screaming and crying! please help?
Probably normal: If your baby's poop is hard, that may be the cause of her crying. If so, giving 1-2 oz fruit juice, such as prune juice or apple juice, once a day can help. If the poop is soft, it is actually normal for babies to grunt, strain, and cry to have a bowel movement. Their muscles are not well-developed yet, so they must really work to do what comes so naturally to grown people - poop! ...Read more
My 2 month old baby has suddenly stop taking breastfeeding.But he is having formula.Whenever i try to give him breast feed he starts crying. ?
9 month baby is really aggressive when doesn't get what she wants? She resist and cry. Is it normal baby behavior
4 years: Even if it persist after 4, if it is an infrequent event don't worry to much, it is usually outgrown. If it is very persistent, then ask your pediatrician for help. You can use reward charts, put on socks if it's before bedtime or during bedtime, replace the thumb sucking with something else (squeeze ball), can also use these terrible tasting (of course non toxic) vegetable nail polishes (otc). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My one month old baby is crying a lot during night and not sleeping while she sleeps on days.Pls suggest what should I do.she is having formula milk..
My baby is 15 months old. She keeps slapping herself. What do I do to stop her from doing that? What could be the reason?
Call the nursery at: Your birth hospital & ask the nurses for names of lactation consultants. They can watch your baby nurse, help you determine the cause of your reduced supply & suggest methods for increasing it. Stress, diet, hydration & illness can be factors. Because it's a feed-back system, the more you nurse, the more milk you make. Try nursing every 3-4 hours during the day & after 6 hours at night. ...Read more
My 2yr old son is always thirsty and drinks his sippy cup sraight down sometimes non stop then wants more. Why could that be?
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