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How to cope with your baby crying

It can be difficult, when you first bring home your baby, to cope with it crying. You do not necessarily think about how to cope with your baby crying before it comes along and some babies do not cry very much but others cry a lot. The first thing to do is to make sure that the baby is comfortable, make sure that it has a clean diaper, dry clothes and is not hungry or needs winding. The baby may be tired and some babies like to be rocked to sleep and others like to be left alone. It does not hurt to leave a baby to cry for a little while, it may just be that it needs a hug or something to play with and if it is not something crucial like a nappy change or feed, then do not feel guilty if you do not have the time to immediately attend to your baby. Some babies even cry because they want to be left alone.

Methods to help stop the crying?

If you have a baby that seems to cry a lot for no reason then this can be very tiring for you. Sometimes taking the baby out for a walk can help, the gentle rocking motion of the pram can send baby to sleep and the change of scenery and fresh air can be relaxing for the parent. Some people advise Mothers to leave their babies in their pram in the garden and ignore them crying. Some Mothers find that this is a fantastic help and others do not like to do it. Do whatever makes you feel the most comfortable. If the crying is too much for you to cope with, then try to take a break sometimes or visit a friend or relative who can help you out a bit.

  

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