The Period of PURPLE Crying® is the phrase used to describe the point in a baby’s life when they cry more than any other time. This period of increased crying is often described as colic, but parents need to know that this is a stage and not that there is something wrong with their baby.
The Period of PURPLE Crying begins at about 2 weeks of age and continues until about 3-4 months. Unfortunately, this crying phase can lead to babies being shaken because the parent or care giver is frustrated.
If you have a baby in this stage the following are tips to help you through this stage.