But during those initial weeks, newborns tend to cry for good reasons. It makes sense. At some point though, some babies cry for no apparent reason. Simply put, they get really cranky. Babies get cranky for lots of reasons. I was complaining at work because my once sweet baby had seemingly morphed into a screaming banshee.
The publisher's final edited version of this article is available at Eat Behav See other articles in PMC so as to cite the published article. Abstract Exacting eating is a common disorder all through childhood often causing considerable parental angst. This study examined the incidence, advantage prevalence, persistence and characteristics of exacting eating in a prospective study of children and their parents followed as of 2 to 11 years. Those along with longer duration differed from those along with short duration having more strong likes and dislikes of food and not accepting new foods. Parents of exacting eaters were more likely to account that their children consumed a imperfect variety of foods, required food all set in specific ways, expressed stronger likes and dislikes for food, and threw tantrums when denied foods. Hence, exacting eating is a prevalent concern of parents and may remain so all the way through childhood. It appears to be a relatively stable trait reflecting an being eating style.