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My babys almost never happy when shes awake. is this normal?

shes 6 weeks old. and since she was like two weeks shes never been happy when shes awake. shell be burped fed and changed and is still upset. even if hes being held. sometimes shell be happy for a minute at the most at a time. then will be extremely fussy or crying. i see other peoples babies that will sit there wide awake for a long time and will not be upset. whats wrong with my baby? or is this normal and does it ever change?

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Asked by xunlucxyx0 at 2:55 AM on Jun. 15, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • How was your birth?
    Are you nursing, cosleeping, babywearing?
    Any vaccines?
    Is this your first?

    Answer by doulala at 2:57 AM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • Talk to you pediatrician. Babies have different personalities and dispositions and it is always hard to compare with other kids. But talk to your doctor to make sure there isn't some illness or problem making her so unhappy.

    Answer by GrammytoTrin at 2:58 AM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • her peds have said nothing other than may be colic, a milk allergy (switched to soy didnt work), constipation (give her prune juice everyday and it slightly improved) and so yeah basically nothing has actually fixed this...
    shes my first, on similac advance

    Comment by xunlucxyx0 (original poster) at 3:24 AM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • Should she possibly have colic or acid reflux? Both very painful fir baby.

    Answer by PANZONSMOM at 8:07 AM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • You may need to keep trying formulas.

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:38 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • My 3 month old just now got out of that phase constantly crying whining and fussing, a very long 3 months. But the doc said it was colic and she'd grow out of it, thankfully she has...Best of luck just try to stay calm and patient if your baby's crying becomes to much it wont hurt to lay her in her crib make sure she's safe and walk outside for a few to catch your breath and relax

    Answer by SarahLynn1985 at 12:45 AM on Jun. 16, 2011

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