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Choro do babyê: what can it be and what to do

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Choro do babyê: what can it be and what to do
Choro do babyê: what can it be and what to do

Identifying the cause of the baby's crying is important so that actions can be taken to help the baby stop crying, such as offering a teether, in case the crying is due to teething, changing the diaper or wearing a warm coat. the baby when the cry is because of the cold. Thus, it is important to observe if the baby makes any movement while crying, such as putting his hand in his mouth or sucking his thumb, for example, as it may be a sign of hunger.

It is common for babies to cry for no apparent reason for the parents, especially in the late afternoon or evening, and in most cases this happens to release the tension built up during the day, so if all needs are satisfied, such as a clean diaper and has already eaten, for example, parents should be patient and let the baby cry.


What can be

To identify what baby crying means, it is important to be aware of some signs that the baby can give in addition to crying, such as:

1. Hunger or thirst

If the baby feels hungry or thirsty, in addition to constant crying, it is common for the baby to put his hand in his mouth or open and close his hand constantly until he is fed and/or hydrated.

What to do: in this case, to stop crying, it is recommended to breastfeed the baby.

2. Cold or heat

If the baby is feeling cold, in addition to crying, it is possible to notice that the baby's belly, chest and back are colder, in addition to shivering, paleness and bluish lips in some cases. On the other hand, when the baby is feeling hot, in addition to crying, it is possible to notice sweating, redness on the face and the appearance of rashes. Here's how to tell if your baby is cold or hot.

What to do: in the case of a cold baby, it is recommended to put another layer of clothing on the baby, preferably a long-sleeved shirt and long pants, in addition to to also be interesting to put on gloves and socks. In the case of heat, it is recommended that the baby is dressed in lighter clothes, in addition to bathing in colder water.

3. Pain

If there is a situation in the baby that causes pain, it is common for the baby to cry and put his hand on the site of pain. For example, in the case of an ear infection, while crying, the baby often puts his hand to the ear, as it is possible to notice that the baby finds it difficult to lie on the side where there is pain. In the case of colic, crying may be more acute and prolonged, and the abdomen may also be more distended.

What to do: It is important that the cause of the pain is identified and, therefore, it is recommended that the pediatrician be consulted, so that a general assessment of the baby is made and the most appropriate treatment is indicated, which may involve the use of antibiotic or anti-inflammatory drugs.

In case the pain is due to colic, it may be recommended to perform a massage, with circular movements, in the baby's abdominal region or apply a warm water compress. Check out more tips on what to do to relieve baby's colic.

4. Dirty diaper

A dirty diaper can be quite uncomfortable for a baby, as it can cause local irritation, itching and redness, so the baby may cry whenever the diaper is dirty.

What to do: In this case, it is recommended that the diaper be changed for a clean one, in addition to being essential to properly hygiene the baby. The pediatrician may also recommend applying a diaper rash ointment, which can also help relieve redness and skin irritation.

5. Birth of teeth

The baby's teething is a frequent situation of crying, as it can cause pain and discomfort to the baby. Thus, during crying, it is common to observe that the baby puts his hand in his mouth or objects in his mouth, more swollen and sensitive gums and abundant salivation. Here's how to identify baby teething.

What to do: to relieve the baby's crying due to teething, it is recommended to give the baby a suitable teether, which can be cold to help relieve the pain, in addition to being also interesting to massage the baby's gums, according to the pediatrician's guidance.

6. Sleep

Sleep is one of the main causes of baby crying, and it is common that while crying the baby puts his hands over his eyes, in addition to the crying being quite loud.

What to do: It is recommended that in this case an environment is created that helps to calm the baby and promote sleep.

How to make a baby stop crying

The best way to make the baby stop crying is to identify the cause of the baby's crying and solve this problem, checking if the diaper is clean, if it's time for the baby to feed and if the baby is dressed properly suitable for the season of the year, for example.

However, if parents or caregivers cannot identify the cause of the baby's crying, they can hold the baby in their arms, singing a lullaby, or put the baby in the stroller and rock the baby for a few minutes, as this type of movement helps the baby to calm down. In addition, you can:

  • Turn on some calming music, such as classical baby music.
  • Wrap the baby in a blanket or sheet so he cannot move his legs and arms as this helps the baby to calm down. This technique must be done very carefully to avoid trapping the baby's blood circulation.
  • Turn on the radio or TV off-season or turn on the vacuum cleaner, extractor fan, or washing machine because this kind of continuous noise soothes babies.

However, if the baby still doesn't stop crying, it's important to take him to the pediatrician because he may be sick and need treatment. Check out other ways to stop your baby from crying.

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