Reasons Why Your Baby Might Be Crying For Long

Burp your infant after he or she has eaten. Gently rubbing your baby's back and massaging the stomach can also help in this case. 

 

Sambhav Kumar
Written by: Sambhav KumarUpdated at: Jan 02, 2023 16:15 IST
Reasons Why Your Baby Might Be Crying For Long

Interpreting the cries of your baby can be difficult and upsetting. When your baby cries, remember that your kid relies entirely on you for nourishment, warmth, love, security, and comfort. Crying is your baby's way of communicating and receiving a response from you. Following are some reasons why your baby may cry. 

Hunger

You will soon recognise hunger symptoms, such as sucking your fists or leaning towards your breasts in response to stroking on the cheek or lips (known as "rooting") when picking up a baby.

Feed your kid as soon as you observe signs of hunger. Responding quickly will save you from having to deal with long periods of your baby weeping.

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Might Be In A Stomach pain

Burp your infant after he or she has eaten. Gently rubbing your baby's back and massaging the stomach can also help in this case. Consult your doctor about any suggested colic cures.

You Need To Change The Diaper

Normally a wet diaper makes the baby feel irritated. When your baby cries due to smelly or a heavy diaper, you need to change it immediately.

Crying Might Be A Sign Of Illness

If your infant is crying nonstop, showing indications of illness, or has a temperature higher than 38°Celsius, consult a doctor right once.

Baby Is Too Hot Or Too Cold

Feel your baby's tummy or neck to see if he or she is overheated or underheated. Don't be swayed by the temperature of your baby's hands or feet, which can feel cold even when they aren't. If your baby is cold, raise the temperature of the room and add more clothing. If your baby is overheated, remove some clothes, shift to lighter clothing, and/or lower the temperature of the room.

Also read: Baby’s Movements: Know What Is Normal And What Is Not

A Child Desires To Be Held

Babies require a lot of hugging, physical contact, and reassurance, so crying may be a good way to get some extra attention and cuddles.

Carry your newborn close to you and keep him or her in sight as much as possible. Carrying your infant in a sling may also be beneficial.

When A Baby Is Tired

Babies typically have difficulty falling asleep, especially if they are overtired. A lot of attention, particularly from adoring guests, may overstimulate your infant, making it difficult to sleep.

Keep an eye out for your baby's sleep indicators. A warm bath can assist, as can taking your small one to a quiet room before bed to relax and decompress. 

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