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if your baby crys alot when there little does it mean that they always will be unhappy ?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:18 PM on Jul. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • of course not!

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 10:20 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • no- my oldest cried 20 hours a day (she had acid reflux)

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 10:21 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • hugsCrying doesn't mean they are unhappy. They don't know how to communicate any other way. Its just saying "hey mom, can I get a little lovin over here? lol. So no, it doesn't mean that. =) Breath, its all okay.


    Answer by LucasMama08 at 10:21 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • my first had colic

    Answer by mommy5409 at 10:51 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • Not at all. My first cried a lot the first few months and now he is a very happy, active, outgoing almost 3 year old.

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 12:11 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • It depends on why they are crying. If a baby cries a lot because their needs are not being met, then I'd say there's a pretty high chance that they will be unhappy for the rest of their childhood as well, because their needs will probably continue being unmet. My cousin's twins cried a lot when they were little babies because their mom could barely take care of the basic feedings and diaper changes (she had a toddler to take care of too, and literally no help from her husband) so they didn't get a lot of attention. As they got older, she was more stressed and less happy and continued the pattern of meeting their basic needs but not giving them the attention children need. She actually nailed wooden boards across their cribs so that they couldn't climb out, instead of just getting them up when they were awake and playing with them or taking care of them. :(

    The twins are now four, and they act out and get upset frequently.

    Answer by SAHM_USAF at 9:13 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

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