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If baby can't sleep or rest well what woul be thew problem?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Doctor can evaluate

A baby 3-12 months who starts crying and fussing, unable to rest, has a problem and should see his doctor. The problem could be ear pain, throat ulcers, head ache, tummy pain, tight clothes, fever, or something else that's preventing him from falling asleep or staying asleep.
He may be starting a new viral or bacterial illness. Bladder infections are more rare, but can happen too.

In brief: Doctor can evaluate

A baby 3-12 months who starts crying and fussing, unable to rest, has a problem and should see his doctor. The problem could be ear pain, throat ulcers, head ache, tummy pain, tight clothes, fever, or something else that's preventing him from falling asleep or staying asleep.
He may be starting a new viral or bacterial illness. Bladder infections are more rare, but can happen too.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Dominick Barone
the most important part of this is "how long" the crying and fussing is going on and is the baby "consolable"... it is true a ababy who is inconsolable for an hour or more ....needs evaluation. most of the time, it is nothing serious, but should be looked at. now if the baby is consoled when you pick her up......this is likely NOT a PROBLEM in the sense discussed, but "behavioral".
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In brief: Consider an Drs appt

There could be a whole host of problems.
If there are other symptoms such as runny nose, cough, congestion, etc consider an evaluation for ear infection which often keep little ones from sleeping sound. Also, consider the sleep environment and routine. Co-sleeping, co-rooming, new home, new pet, or recent illness can all affect sleep pattern.

In brief: Consider an Drs appt

There could be a whole host of problems.
If there are other symptoms such as runny nose, cough, congestion, etc consider an evaluation for ear infection which often keep little ones from sleeping sound. Also, consider the sleep environment and routine. Co-sleeping, co-rooming, new home, new pet, or recent illness can all affect sleep pattern.
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