There are many problems that children face when they are just born or even later than that. It is fun to plan a child but extremely difficult to look after it once it is finally out for good. Children have a whole bunch of problems that very few parents are able to comprehend. When it is time for a newborn to come in your home you could think of a whole lot of new events happening around the place. Sometimes babies are fussy at night. Their crying and yelling could be a result of so many things which few parents comprehend, and many don’t.
Common causes of fussy cranky infant
The major reason why babies often fussy or cranky and yell at night is hunger. Yes, it is true that when babies are hungry they just cannot stop yelling and screaming so as to be able to tell their parents that they are hungry. Hence the best thing to boil down to when your baby begins to cry in the middle of the night is that he is hungry.
There could be yet another reason behind the shouting and yelling of your little one in the middle of the night is stomach ache or gas. This is one of the common reasons behind the crying and yelling of little babies. They often feel hungry at odd hours ending up being fed in the bargain falling prey to bad stomach aches. Stomach aches could be extremely tormenting for little ones and parents should keep medicine at home with doctor’s consultation, those best suits to your child.
Other reasons why babies are fussy and often keep their parents awake at night include ear ache, stomach infections, skin infections and rashes, etc. Sometimes the infant is fussy after vaccination shots. In fact even when they are down with fever they generally feel uneasy keeping up all night. So its not just one reason why babies often forget to sleep in the night.
Sometimes baby may suddenly awake and become fussy at night due to a nightmare. The baby feel insecure and keep crying with closed eyes. In this situation, mother should try to calm down her child with due patience. After some time baby feels normal when he comes out of sleep completely.
Dealing with fussy baby
- Parents must have a whole bunch of child’s medicines and be prepared for the worst so that in case of an emergency they wouldn’t just be clueless, but stand up and face the situation with square shoulders only to have their little bundles of joy safe and sound.
- Make sure you have your doctor’s number stored in your cell phone or the phone book so that in case your baby is suffering more than the usual, you might as well take him to the doctor instead of trying out all the medicines on the poor creature.
So calming down a fussy or crying baby at night is not an easy task, it’s a responsibility. Make sure your babies are cared for by no one but you. After all you are their parents.