CRYING BABY - REASONS.
Crying is a normal event in the lives of all babies.When a baby comes ou
t of the woomb the first thing to do is crying.By the first cry he will
take some air in to the lungs for the first time in their life.After del
ivery if the baby doesnot cry then it should be initiated by slightly pi
nching or gently strocking the feet.From this it is clear that the healt
hy baby should cry and it is a normal physiological event ,still some ti
mes it can upset the mother or family members.
We all know that a baby can't tell his needs or troubles in words. Th
e only way for him to communicate with others is by crying.Babies sh
ow some other signs like feet kicking,hand waving and head turning ec
t.But the best way to take the attention of others is by crying.
Excessive crying may not have a firm definition because the crying
habit changes from baby to baby and some babies can be calmed easil
y but some are difficult to sooth.If crying is distressing for the
mother and home nurse it can be called excessive.Many a times baby
become quiet by giving breast milk or by carrying with a gentle roc
king.Sudden onset of excessive crying means baby is distressed and
needs attention.The causes of crying extends from simple reasons to
life threatening conditions.Hence crying of a baby should not be i
Most of the time it is difficult to find the cause of the cry .Common
causes are discussed here for awareness.
Common reasons for crying:
A hungry baby will cry till he gets the milk. Here the old saying comes
true'crying baby gets the milk'.
Urination and defecation causes some discomfort and results in crying
till his parts are cleaned and made dry .
Majority of the kids need somebody near. If they feel lonely they cry.
When their favourite doll slips away from the grip they cry for help.
When the baby is tired after a journey and unable to sleep just cry s
imply.They feel t