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Coping Strategies to Avoid Harming a Baby

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Caring for a baby can be difficult and frustrating at times. Most parents have periods when they feel overwhelmed, exhausted, and extremely frustrated. Help manage your frustration and anger by learning healthy ways to handle the stress of child care. You can learn techniques to help you stay in control of your emotions when everyday pressures mount. The following strategies can help you function in a loving and healthy way with your baby.

Prevent yourself from becoming overwhelmed

Recognize the danger signs

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Current as of: September 23, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Chuck Norlin MD - Pediatrics


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