Irritable infants

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Irritable babies: how research findings can help and reflux and irritability

In Western societies, about 10-15 per cent of parents seek professional help because their baby cries repeatedly, for prolonged amounts of time, without apparent reason. As well as distressing parents, this phenomenon is expensive for health services. Morris and colleagues, for instance, estimated that professional...
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Irritable infants and gastro-oesophageal reflux

This publication looks at irritable infants and gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants. The cry of an infant is designed to stimulate a nurturing response in caregivers; babies come equipped with a cry that is a powerful means of communication. But how do parents learn to interpret...