this baby virtually never fusses at all. if she's hungry she makes noise for a minute until i get a boob in her. she squirms and might make a squeak or two if she has to poop. that's about it. she's unbelevably mellow. my first was a much higher-need baby. even though she was in arms or in a carrier pretty much all the time, she was still a lot 'fussier' than DS or this one. and she had a very difficult time falling asleep. it was always a production. DS and DD2 pass out in no time flat and with no fuss at all. it has a lot to do with their personality, i think. and of course it can sometimes be related to food sensitivities, illness, allergies, gas, etc. though in DD1's case it wasn't - in fact, to this day she's still incredibly sensitive, and things upset her deeply that wouldn't bother other children. it's just how she is.
He likes to hang out with mom because that's where his boobies are at- and he knows it! He loves grandpa (b/c grandpa gets out the good burps) but tends to whine around grandma.
Your babe's fussiness could be because of several things... diet, maybe there are some big changes going on and needs comfort, maybe it's personality... the list goes on.
We found that if we take her to a dimly lit room without excess noise, she's happy again and will fall asleep around 9ish.
Otherwise she really only fusses if we miss her earlier cues to nurse - as in her big bro or daddy are holding her and don't pass her off to mom in time.
this baby virtually never fusses at all. if she's hungry she makes noise for a minute until i get a boob in her. she squirms and might make a squeak or two if she has to poop. that's about it. she's unbelevably mellow.
i have heard her cry twice...once in NICU with a blood prick, and once during the bath in the hospital. DS was like this too.
i think a bit of it w/soren is reflux & part is we just breed ticked off babies, i think. ds1 cried so so so much and had such a temper...
i was REALLY hoping for that mellow, compliant 2nd child to balance the obstinate, hurricane-like first.
|My baby cries and fusses in his sleep, my granny says I marked him because I cried when I was pregnant all the time ........|
My ds1 fussed pretty much about EVERYTHING. It literally was like he was trapped in his body that wouldn't do what he wanted and go where he wanted so he was very unhappy until he got mobile and then still quite a bit fussy until he got verbal.
I TRULY think, barring any physical issues (sickness or such), it's a personality thing. Some babies/kids/people just whine more than others
My baby cries and fusses in his sleep, my granny says I marked him because I cried when I was pregnant all the time ........
She fusses most of the day only when she wants milkies or to be held. But from 5-10pm, she has her "fussy time". Which pretty much means she nurses, naps for 5 mins, nurses, naps for 5 mins. I cant put her down or give her to DH for long. So while she isnt crying or anything, its certainly hard to feed my other kids and such.
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Anyway, back to the fussiness, I am convinced it's a overtired thing here. DS started out sleeping about 23 hours per day. That lasted for a good 3 weeks. Now I notice that if he somehow manages to not get a long nap or to be mostly awake with just a few cat naps in a several hour period, the rest of the day is shot and it's really hard to get him back to sleep. The wrap is the one foolproof method of getting him to sleep, but I don't always have somewhere to go that I feel like walking to, so I don't always try it.
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DS started out very chilled out, but he's gotten to be quite the complainer. He sleeps well at night, thankfully, but he does cry a lot of the time when he's awake. We have to do a lot of bouncing to keep him happy. I can't just keep him on the boob because he gets burpy or just won't take it after a while. He is quite aware of when he doesn't want a boob. I don't recall DD being that way.
Anyway, back to the fussiness, I am convinced it's a overtired thing here. DS started out sleeping about 23 hours per day. and it's really hard to get him back to sleep. The wrap is the one foolproof method of getting him to sleep,
I think this is payback for my dd who was so calm and mellow. The only time she was real cranky was 6-7 pm I can deal with an hour. DS is total opposite.
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