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What do I do when my baby cries?

When your baby cries, it does not automatically mean your baby is in pain. Crying is your baby's way to ask for something or let you know he or she is uncomfortable. Your baby will have several different cries. Once you get to know your baby, you will learn what each cry means. Your baby may cry if he is hungry and needs to be fed; needs his diaper changed; is overwhelmed from too much noise or stimulation; needs his position changed; is overtired and is trying to fall asleep; has a stomachache and may need to burp or pass gas; is not feeling well.

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