Spotlight on Crying

• Crying, as hard as it is to hear, is a normal way babies communicate hunger, discomfort, distress, or a need for your attention.

• Most newborns reach a crying peak at about 6 weeks. Then their crying starts to decrease. By 3 months they typically cry for about an hour a day.

• Being with a crying baby who is hard to soothe can be exhausting, stressful, and frustrating. But  keep in mind that just by being there— holding and comforting your baby—you are teaching him   that he is not alone and that you will stick by him through thick and thin.

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