Coping with Your Baby's Crying

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This six-page handout educates parents and other caregivers about ways they can cope with a crying baby. It explains that babies use crying to communicate their needs, and recommends that parents respond to the crying quickly. It lists common causes of crying, and offers tips for ways parents can help calm the baby. The document suggests ways parents can calm themselves if they feel they are losing control, and emphasizes that they should never shake the baby because it can cause brain damage or even death. It identifies those symptoms for which the baby's doctor should be called.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Crying, Infant, Parents
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2010
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