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Why does my baby cry?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Something to say..

Babies cry to communicate.
It may be a need - i'm hungry, cold, wet, gassy. Or it may be to get your attention, especially as they begin to realize there are people who love and hug them when they "communicate" with an attention getting cry. It's their way of sending you a signal, because they haven't mastered the phrase "change my diaper, it's full of poo" or "mommy i love you and i need a hug".

In brief: Something to say..

Babies cry to communicate.
It may be a need - i'm hungry, cold, wet, gassy. Or it may be to get your attention, especially as they begin to realize there are people who love and hug them when they "communicate" with an attention getting cry. It's their way of sending you a signal, because they haven't mastered the phrase "change my diaper, it's full of poo" or "mommy i love you and i need a hug".
Dr. Holly Maes
Dr. Holly Maes
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Dr. David Sherer
Anesthesiology

In brief: Many

Hunger, pain, fear, lack of sleep, want to be near mother.

In brief: Many

Hunger, pain, fear, lack of sleep, want to be near mother.
Dr. David Sherer
Dr. David Sherer
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