If your baby cries, he needs you to go to him and treated him. You can not spoil a baby by doing this. In the early months of a baby needs to learn that his world is a safe place to be in and that he can trust the caregivers to meet their needs. It seems that when you entertain her young baby may cry less if she is older.
As you get to know your baby will be easier to work when he wants to feed or cuddle or needs to be done to sleep.
Sometimes you will check to see if there is something bothering him, and you will find nothing wrong and that nobody helped him calm. All you can do sit and hold her and help to learn how to cope with his grief.
Here are the most common reasons why babies cry and how to help your child feel better.
- Hunger – the main source that a newborn baby will cry.
- Feeling uncomfortable – hot, cold, needs a nappy change, wind or tummy pain.
- Feeling unwell: if your newborn baby is crying a lot, check with your doctor so you can feel sure that your baby is well.
- Overtired – your baby may find it difficult to get to sleep, especially if he over-tired.
- Need cuddle – baby wants to be cuddled and hugged most of the time.
- Too much has happened in the day and the newborn baby is stressed.
Many babies cry a lot in the afternoons and evenings. It is sometimes called colic. No reason has been found why the baby is crying like this.