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Orphanage Children Don’t Cry

Is it a common misconception that children who grow up in orphanages don’t cry? In fact, research has shown that children in orphanages cry just as much as other children. However, the crying of orphanage children is often ignored or punished by staff members, their cries don’t get a response hence it’s established that a high percentage of babies in orphanages don’t cry because they have learned that their needs will not be met so why cry? they don’t cry because nobody is going to pick them up, they don’t cry because no one is going to cuddle them. Infant in orphanages can be deprived of touch, individual attention, and love. this can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness in these children. Additionally, the lack of emotional responsiveness from adults can make it difficult for orphanage children to develop a healthy sense of self-worth. This happens not because all orphanages are terrible places (although some of them are) but because the staff is overwhelmed by the number of children a handful of them manage. It is important for adults to be aware of the potential emotional effects of living in an orphanage. Children in orphanages may have a difficult time developing, trusting relationships with adults. They may also struggle to form attachments with their peers. Additionally, orphanage children may have difficulty regulating their emotions.


Cry, Babies Essentials

Crying is an essential part of baby development, Cry helps babies communicate their needs and also releases stress and tension. Crying also helps a baby’s lungs develop and strengthens their immune system. Crying is a perfectly normal and healthy part of a baby’s development. However, if your baby is crying excessively it could be a sign of a health problem. If you are concerned about your baby’s crying please consult your healthcare provider.

Crying for attention is usually done in order to get someone to focus on the individual who is crying. It may be done for positive reasons such as wanting praise or approval or negative reasons such as seeking sympathy or punishing someone. Crying for a need is usually a response to an immediate problem such as hunger pain or fear. The goal, in this case, is not to get attention but to address the problem at hand. could this angry cry also be a focused cry used to exert control over a person or situation? They may cry in the middle of the night or during the day but does any type of baby cry worth any neglect?


Crying And Whining

 The main difference between crying and whining is that crying is a normal emotional response to certain stimuli while whining is considered to be an annoying habit. Crying usually occurs in response to sadness anger or pain while whining is often just a way to get attention or get what you want. The New York Times promoted with an article that claimed that research shows orphanages are fine for kids. This story coming out from orphanages is quite touching, Meaning life becomes tough at such a tender age. Is there anything such as “spoiling your baby?” by giving them attention, love, and care? because the reverse actually does more harm to them than good. Why mess up the trust between you and your baby at this early stage? Babies cant be taught to self-soothe, they need co-regulation for many years before this is possible. Stuff like this sleep training and crying it out methods on babies are so traumatic. 

This topic brought me back memories 7 years ago when I had my first daughter at 34weeks, watched how she cries and soothed herself while in an incubator as I couldn’t pick her up for the first 3 weeks or so. The moment I started a kangaroo technique, her emotions began to quickly improve same as her health. each day I missed the exact time for picking her up, she will cry for so many minutes before soothing herself to sleep. At one time I heard her voice all the way from the corridors and I came running, the other time I met her sobbing in her sleep and the nurse told me how long she cried before soothing herself to sleep. These two occasions just told me that she knows exactly the time for picking her up and she would cry asking for that if it is delayed. I adjusted quickly and stopped keeping her waiting. Babies are highly responsive and whichever technique is used for Criddle ends up shaping their reactions and general character with other people. 

Children who get responses when they cry grow to trust the world and people, and also have a balanced social life while those who don’t get responses learn to mistrust and do not readily open up, this is a crucial stage of psychosocial development. When a child does not show emotion be it positive or negative regardless of the background, it is very important to seek professional support. Again for the first time mothers whose bosoms are a place of all kinds of unsolicited advice on babies, especially on how “babies are manipulative” must cry out and self soothe. Filter! personally, there’s no limit to cuddling, tender care, love, and picking up, every cue is a signal! And the next time you go visiting the orphanage homes, be mindful that your hugs, kisses, and touch is PRICELESS! sadly is for a short time…..

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