Over time, you'll find that you begin to recognize the difference between your baby's cries, and so probably won't need to go right through the checklist every time baby cries. However if at any time you suspect your baby may be sick or in pain, or if he's still crying even after checking all of the above things, it's always best to visit your health care professional, just to make sure everything is okay.
Check out the author's book about babies at Baby's First Year For lot more great baby information.
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