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10 May 2017

How much does the average baby cry?

How much does the average baby cry? About two hours per day in the first two weeks of life. That’s according to a study that evaluated the behavior of nearly 8700 infants in industrialised countries. Crying tends to peak at 2 hours and 15 mins by six weeks and then reduces to 1 hour and 10 minutes per day by week twelve, although some infants were found to cry for more than 5 hours and others for only 30 minutes. Danish, German and Japanese babies tend to cry the least.

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