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Your Baby Gets Startled By Loud Noises

Your Baby Gets Startled By Loud Noises
1m to 8m
Sensory
Behavior

At this point, your baby gets startled and cries at loud noises as these sounds are not familiar to him. He is not able to identify the source of loud noises. These uncertainties cause fear and he cries. However, this phase is temporary and disappears when he gets familiar to different sounds and can identify the source.

Your baby gets startled easily: What you need to do

When your baby gets startled because of loud noise, just pick him and say, “That was loud! But it’s okay. Everything is fine" and hug him. Through patience, perseverance and exposure, you can help him overcome fear of loud noises. Your baby may get startled while sleeping, don't worry that is normal behaviour. He will develop his startle reflex soon. 



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