When is your baby most likely to cry?
Share your baby soothing techniques with us.
We asked our Facebook fans "When is your baby most likely to be fussy or cry?" and here is what they had to say:

When he's sleepy. And when mommy or daddy leaves him behind - Thabiso MissTabby Sekhula

When she is tired or not feeling to good - Bianca Heuvel

All the time :( - Rooshanay Khan

Between 00:00 and 03:00 - Mapitso Likoya

My ten month old cries every night, every 2 or 3 hours from 10pm to 6am since he was 5 months old. When he wakes and cries he wants to breastfeed, I have tried everything. - Tumelo Magagane

Tired, teething, and sommer to have a moan about whatever - Lize Nel

Here's some advice on how to calm your fussy baby:

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When is your baby most likely to be fussy or cry? What are your baby soothing techniques?

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