Common Health Problems in Babies

It goes without saying that your baby is invaluable to you. As parents we go to great lengths to help ensure the well-being of our precious little ones. Therefore, if you happen to notice that something is not quite right, this can of course be upsetting. However, the sad reality is that the majority of babies are going to get sick at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, some babies seem to get into a cycle of getting sick again and again. Therefore, keep reading to learn more about what signs of illness to look out for such as flushed cheeks and refusing solid food. You will also gain a better understanding of when to seek medical attention (which, you should do if you are ever in doubt).

Non-Stop Crying

Many babies cry a lot; that is no surprise to anyone. However, there is a difference between crying a lot and crying incessantly. Babies tend to get even fussier during their first couple of months of life around the hours of 4 and 7 p.m. Luckily, this phenomenon referred to as “witching hour” seems to mellow out by the time a baby reaches three months of age. Some things to do that can help ease your baby’s crying is bring them for a ride in the car or try to put on some white noise so that they can fall asleep and avoid becoming overtired, which can lead to even more crying. If your baby doesn’t stop crying, however, it could be a sign that something is wrong. Therefore, if nothing you do seems to ease your baby then you should see a healthcare professional.