Five reasons why babies cry

By Mary Kamanu | Sunday, Apr 26th 2020 at 09:01
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Baby, why are you crying? This is a question I would ask my baby whenever she cried. I am a first-time mum, so how on earth was I going to figure out what could be the problem with her. The only way for kids to communicate is by crying.

Causes of unexplained crying; Colic-baby colic, also known as infantile colic, is when a healthy baby cries or frequently fusses for a prolonged period of time. Some of the colic symptoms which I noticed with my baby are Baby crying like she's in pain. I controlled my baby colic by giving her bonisan. Hunger- a hungry baby is an angry baby. The most common reason why babies cry is because they are hungry. As a mother, you should learn to recognize your baby signs of hunger. Some of the signs are when the baby starts to become fussy and when they put their finger in their mouth. Dirty diaper- a dirty diaper can be very irritating to your young one. It's always advisable to change your baby's diaper frequently. A dirty diaper can not only irritate your baby but can also cause serious infections. Sleep- Sleep can be another cause that would make your baby cry. A little swindling and a comfortable place to sleep would be the perfect remedy to stop the crying. Wants to be held- Most mothers tend to believe that holding a crying baby would spoil him. You wouldn't spoil your baby just by carrying them. Babies sometimes like to be cuddled.

Some prolonged crying in babies, especially after three months, can be alarming. It's advisable to consult a doctor and get professional advice on what could be the cause of the crying. 

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