WONDER #1373: Why Do Babies Cry So Much?

Question 1 of 3

What is a baby’s primary means of communication from the moment of birth?

  1. speaking
  2. signing
  3. crying
  4. sneezing

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is probably NOT a reason a baby may be crying?

  1. hunger
  2. pain
  3. happiness
  4. boredom

Question 3 of 3

Babies who cry intensely and inconsolably for more than three hours a day, three days a week, for more than three weeks may have a condition called what?

  1. crybaby
  2. diarrhea
  3. colic
  4. restless leg syndrome

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