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Understanding the language of newborns

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The day your baby is born is the day when two adults become proud parents, and this major life change definitely has an impact on the couple's relationship, emotions and finances. Between the feedings and nappy changes, the sleepless nights and unexplained crying spells, fatigue and stress can quickly take their toll _ especially during the first three months when there's no getting around the baby's cries. 

Annie Lertasadamongkol, second left, founder of the Baby Language Thailand by DBL Institute, with her students.

What most parents do not know or understand is that crying is how babies communicate their hunger, pain, fear, a need for sleep, and more. When babies cry, tension rises, not only with the new parents who have no idea of what to do, but also in the babies themselves.

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