Should You Let People Kiss Your Baby?

Babies come out with tiny rosebud lips that look like they are just waiting to be kissed. In fact, an infant face feels like an invitation to smooch. While affection is absolutely essential for the proper development of children, parents need to rethink letting just anyone kiss their children. In fact, they may want to rethink letting anyone kiss the baby on the mouth.

Parents are obviously going to resist strangers from off the street trying to kiss their babies,

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How to Soothe a Crying Baby?

There’s no getting around it: Babies cry. It’s how they communicate hunger, pain, fear, the need to sleep, and more. So how are you supposed to know exactly what your baby is trying to tell you?


Here are the most common reasons babies cry:

  • Hunger
  • Stomach problems from colic and gas
  • Needs to burp
  • A dirty diaper
  • Needs sleep
  • Too cold or too hot
  • Teething pain
  • Something painful and hard to notice
  • Wants less stimulation
  • Wants more stimulation
  • Not feeling well