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arching back?

what does it mean when a baby arches there back and cries?

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Asked by falanlee at 6:40 PM on Oct. 20, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • tummy ache, probably gas pains.

    Answer by teri4lance at 6:41 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • Probably gas. My baby usually poops green or passes gas or burps after he does that a couple of times.

    Answer by lilmomma4 at 7:52 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • usually it means some kind of pain or frustration. Mine does that when he is really hungry adn waiting for his bottle although ive heard as they get older they might do it out of excitement as well. Id go by facial expression to determine

    Answer by humaniterian87 at 8:42 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • Many times it means reflux if it goes along with eating... or it might mean they are really mad.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 12:18 AM on Oct. 21, 2008

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