In the first four months of life, babies will experience growth spurt days on a regular basis. On these days, expect baby to be fussy and disorganized. This is how the baby brain integrates information from the experiences and relationships to which it is exposed. The spurts come approximately every 6 weeks. Usually these events will only last for 24 hours. While baby is so cranky, she may need to be held all day and fed every two hours. Here are 10 Fussy Baby strategies that revolve around the concept of theMagic of Midline.
The adult human brain cannot think during baby’s crisis crying! Try printing this page to post on your frig for easy reminders of what to do next.