Coping with a Crying Baby

Chapter 1

Coping with a Crying Baby

Goal:  to learn how to identify different types of cries and assess a baby’s needs, as well as methods of comfort and coping when caring for a crying baby




Table of Contents 

  1. Crying Babies
  2. Comfort Measures
  3. Colic
  4. Teething
  5. Coping Measures



Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • explain different types of baby cries
  • assess a crying baby's needs
  • demonstrate comfort measures
  • discuss appropriate coping measures



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.