Usually, babies cry on average for two hours a day. However, each cry is different. Some of the cries are due to hunger, some may be because of anger, or some of them are followed by pain or health condition like colic. Parents should seek immediate medical attention in case of prolonged crying.
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Query: Hello doctor, I have a 3-month-old daughter that I have breastfed since day one. Natural birth, no health issues we know of, puts on 8.93 or 10.71 oz per week. She gets at the maximum twice-a-week formula with the slowest flow possible because I went back to work for two to three hours a day. Usuall... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. 1. Baby gets irritated for the following reasons: a) Nipple confusion, when there is mixed feeding (breastfeeding and formula feeding) baby gets confused. I will suggest prioritizing breastfeeding over formula feed. b) When a baby gets adop... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My baby is 35-days-old and has gained weight compared to his weight at birth. My baby cries at night, and he needs milk. I feed him from 8 pm to 10 am. But still, his stomach is empty, so I have started Nan pron1 infant formula milk twice daily. Is this safe, or does it has any side ef... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Every baby stays awake from 12 am-midnight and sleeps at 4 am. This time is a day for babies. They are alert, want to play, drink milk, and frequently pass stool and urine. If not attended, they cry a lot. To change this routine, wake the baby in the daytime, do not ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My 19-month-old baby vomited two days ago, and it stopped when we gave Emeset syrup, but she is not eating properly. She is not active after taking medicine and crying the whole day. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Firstly if the vomit is not associated with any fever or poor urine output, there is no chance of dehydration. But if the child is not eating well, this could be due to the following reasons: 1) Any mouth ulcers that can... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My son is 15-days-old. Everything was fine until today. But today, he started crying a lot. I am not sure what happened to him. Usually, he never cries. He sleeps for a few minutes, and suddenly he starts crying continuously and uncontrollably. Please help. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The general proclamation is that the crying infant is hungry and so try breastfeeding. If not controlled, check if the panties are wet and soaked in the urine passed. Then all the babies get colicky pain and make him to burp properly by putting him on your shoulder in ... Read Full »