SOME CAUSES FOR CONSTANT CRYING
- Teething– a very common cause of fussiness in infants age 4 months to 2 years.
- Ear infections
- Upset stomach– in breastfed infants, occasionally your baby’s stomach may get upset by something mom ate earlier in the day.
- Colic– this is inconsolable crying in young infants which occurs daily and lasts for several hours.
- Insect bite
- Mouth sores
- Sore throat
- Scratched Eye
Easing the Pain
Identify what is causing the paing – check the eyes, mouth, skin, and toes for the above causes. Pain medication – acetaminophen or ibuprofen can help with pain from most of the above causes, but CHECK THE DOSING INSTRUCTIONS