All babies cry. It is how they tell you they need something. A crying baby may:
Sometimes babies just need to cry and may cry for no apparent reason.
Sometimes babies can’t stop crying no matter what you do. When this happens, feeling frustrated is normal. It’s more important for you to stay calm than to stop the crying.
Having a plan to cope with crying can help.
Here are some ideas you can try. You can add your own ideas and the phone numbers of people you know can help you in the blank lines. Show your plan to everyone who helps care for your baby. And remember:
Call the following contacts anytime during the day if I need help:
Current as of: July 30, 2020
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention, Alberta Health Services
This material is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified health professional. This material is intended for general information only and is provided on an "as is", "where is" basis. Although reasonable efforts were made to confirm the accuracy of the information, Alberta Health Services does not make any representation or warranty, express, implied or statutory, as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, applicability or fitness for a particular purpose of such information. Alberta Health Services expressly disclaims all liability for the use of these materials, and for any claims, actions, demands or suits arising from such use.