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Crying schedule

My 11 week old starts crying every evening between 9 and 10 and she goes on for about 10 minutes. It's a very loud ear-piercing hysterical cry. Anyone else going through the same?

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Asked by cristinaberger at 11:01 PM on Aug. 28, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think you should consider yourself lucky! 10 mins is not bad at all. My daughter didnt do it every night but about once a week should would wake up with a frantic cry and it would last a half hour around your daughters age. On the other hand, The first night we brought her home, she cried for 6 hours straight at night and it only increased from there. By 6 weeks, she was crying for about 90% of the 24 hour day and then it started to ease up.

    Answer by vickwu at 11:07 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • It is normal for babies to have a set time of day that they get upset. Mine always grow out of it. Yours is relatively short.

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:12 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • My first did that at 7pm and it lasted 1-3 hours.

    Answer by happytexasCM at 11:46 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • Mine was always cranky from 6-10pm.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:58 PM on Aug. 28, 2009

  • It can be a "release" and trying to unwind from an overwhelming or stimulating day. We had one that cried in the evening, so we took her outside & she immediately stopped. Got away from the noise, the A/C, whatever, but it worked every time.

    Answer by doodlebopfan at 12:13 AM on Aug. 29, 2009

  • sounds completely normal.count your lucky stars that its only 10 mins. maybe shes over tired.if your baby gets to the point where they are yawning and rubbing their little red eyes you may have missed their sleeping window making them more irritable and harder toget to sleep.maybe try getting her down 30 mins before the time that she usually starts fussing.good luck.:)

    Answer by 1sttimer01 at 1:56 PM on Aug. 29, 2009

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