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my daughter wont stop crying what can i do so im not going to lose it?

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Asked by jamies_wifey at 10:15 PM on Sep. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • hand her off to daddy and take a break!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:16 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • MAYBE SHE just want your lov. Just hold her and see if that work. Or maybe its gas. That could be it.

    Answer by sguy1983 at 10:16 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • make her as comfortable as possible, put her in her crib, and take a time out. take 5-10 minutes to gather yourself and calm down.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 10:17 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • talk to her pediatrician about why she might be crying all of the time and then talk to your doctor to get some help dealing with a baby that cries all of the time.

    Answer by kaylan010 at 10:17 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • give her a loving hug and know that she is not used to even being alive! she is a newborn and the shock of coming into this world is more than your reaction to her crying.... just breathe and hold her and sing to her gently and walk around! get a glass of water for yourself, or coffee lol she will grow out of this within 4 months... maybe 3... i have a six month old and she is ONLY sleeping in loooong jags thru the nifght NOW so be very patient! the little one has no idea what is goign on, and she can feel your tension., i went to a hospital and they confirmed babaies can feel tension and are aware of yelling or frustration... you are doign great just do the check--change, feed, hold--maybe tired. MYLICON gas drops work wonders at the newborn stage because gas bubbles ar eVERy painful and we cant tell. it is too early for newborns to be on a schedule, they will though naturally, mine fell asleep at 9 then now it is 8

    Answer by silverelf at 10:21 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • How long has she been crying? Is this just tonight, or all the time? How old is she?

    Number one, get someone else to hold her and go have something warm to drink in a quiet room.
    Then, start writing down when she cries and for how long.
    Call the doc, and have a discussion with him.

    For tonight, think about having someone run our for some gripe water.

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:22 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Put her down somewhere: crib, pack n play, bouncy seat, swing, etc. Somewhere safe for a few minutes, if you don't have someone to watch her for a few minutes. Go to another room, bury your face in a pillow and SCREAM. It sounds so stupid or silly, but it can REALLY help to relieve some tension fast. Once you've calmed down a little bit, so you're no longer on the brink of insanity, go pick her up and cuddle her. Walk around holding her, sing to her, whatever calms her down. Remember that sometimes they cry just because they want to be held, or for seemingly no reason at all.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 10:51 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • when my first little girl was about two months old she went thru a very fussy stage mainly in the evening, i would walk walk and walk some more, literally til i thought my legs would fall off, sometimes babies are just used to the swaying action they got so used to in the womb. other things to think about are when does this happen mainly, is it when ur hubby comes home or older kids come home from school, friends/family stop by...write it down and observe, she may be getting over sensitized, it sounds funny but can be very true, try taking her to a quiet room and playing calm quiet music or take her outside for a walk, the change in scenery and sounds may be what shes needing. she may just also have gas if u are nursing or may be having a difficult time adjusting to new formula if switching from breastfeeding. hang in there and silly as it seems by jotting things down for a day or two u will quickly get insight to your baby

    Answer by fairytale2mommy at 11:00 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • i kept a notepad of everythign i did with her and what worked and that helped me feel in control and aware fo what worked and what didnt. also good for the doctor visits

    Answer by silverelf at 11:06 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • has she been crying a lot? does she cry all the time? she could be colic. i suggest taking her to the doctor. she might have colic or gas. gas is painful for some babies. if you still feel like you're going crazy maybe have someone take her for a half hour or so. get outside and get some fresh air to calm your nerves. good luck.

    Answer by xavierlogan09 at 11:14 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

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