Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies is proud to coordinate Montana’s Period of Purple Crying ® Program, a new way to understand your baby’s crying.

“New parents want and expect a wonderful, mostly smiling, responsive baby. But when the baby cries for five hours, the crying is unsoothable and nothing the parents do seems to help, the disappointment can be profound.”

 Read the full article by author Ronald G. Barr, MDCM, FRCP (C) here


Will this crying ever end? A Mother’s Journey

Some things to remember:

  • Safe and loving caregivers are the most important things to your baby.
  • Caring for a crying baby is very hard, so be sure to take good care of yourself.
  • Picking up a crying baby will not spoil them.
  • Crying is natural, but if you are concerned about your baby’s health, please call your healthcare provider.

Learn more about Infant Crying