Even as parents start to feel more confident, a baby may become more dependent or fussy causing parents to feel drained or unsure of what to do.
The “Cry it Out” Method. Many parents turn to the “cry it out” method, also known as Ferberizing, as a last resort. Most parents don’t necessarily feel they will use this type of method, until they are extremely sleep deprived or have “given up.”
A baby’s cry is a baby’s language. It provokes a response from the parents, letting them know something isn’t right. A parent’s (especially a mother’s) response is to nurture the baby. Nature intended that instinctive response to ensure survival.
The profile of a fussy baby can look very for each child. Your baby may have one or more of these character traits:
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