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If a newborn does not cry very often is something wrong?

A friend of mine just had a baby and she never cries unless she wants to be feed at night, is this normal, because shes worried about her baby

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Danielle55

Asked by Danielle55 at 8:03 PM on Jul. 25, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no,she should consider herself lucky!
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:05 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • tell her to call her doc, they can evaluate the baby- some new born babies are that way but if shes concerned I would set a doc appt. Most newborns sleep al lot and don't cry much at first.
    lovmyhubby

    Answer by lovmyhubby at 8:06 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • Yeah mine had colic and screamed for 4 months straight... if yours doesn't cry, lucky lucky you! ♥
    Ashlynnsmom0910

    Answer by Ashlynnsmom0910 at 8:06 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • she's being an attentive mama. My kids never really cried when they were newborns, esspecially my oldest
    Lynette

    Answer by Lynette at 8:13 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • It depends on the baby.....some cry while others are content or happy. As long as the baby's waking her up to be fed then she's fine. Tell her to enjoy her time now because as the baby gets older and needs more attention she'll start wishing for less crying :)
    colethky

    Answer by colethky at 8:15 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • No..there is nothing wrong..she is blessed! LOL As long as she IS crying when she does need something..if she were to NEVER cry..I would be concerned..otherwise...tell her to count her blessings, seriously! lol
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 8:20 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • That's perfectly natural. My son barely crid for the first four months. Then suddenly he cried for everything, then he went back to being a quiet kid. It's normal.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 8:38 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • My twin girls don't cry a lot. Only when they are sick do they get fussy. I just enjoy it. I feel fortunate.
    bjane01

    Answer by bjane01 at 10:15 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • My son only cried when he was hungry or pooped. He was such a quiet happy baby :) Now hes a quiet happy 13 month old :) He did have a 2 week colicky spell, but even then he cried 2 hours a day max, thats every crying session added togetther.. but he quit that after the 2 weeks. No he only cries if hes hurt.
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 1:36 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

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