If your baby feels angry, it means he knows a tad about the difference between right and wrong. If your baby feels angry, it means he/she is hurt or the baby finds a situation unfair. It is a clear indication that your child can see the world around him/her and react to it.
He/she may show some facial expressions that show frustration, confusion, anger, or hurt.
He/she may start speaking or making speaking sounds in a hurry.
He/she may hit something or someone.
Try to hold your child in your arms if he/she allows.
If you spot the signs of anger in your baby, you need to be attentive and soothe your baby before he gets worked up.
Try and gently soothe your baby’s back.
Sit near your child and try to make a soothing and relaxing sound.
Talk to your child in a soothing and soft voice.
Repeat ‘its fine baby’ and ‘I love you’ in a calming voice.
Simple questions like ‘what do you want’, ‘what happened baby’ or 'why are you angry' can help you identify the cause of his/her anger.
You can take your child for a small outing or to the balcony for a quick walk.
Distract your child with the toys you know he/she loves to play with.
Massage his/ her stomach gently. Your baby might be crying due to gas, colic or flatulence.
Identify if your baby is tired, hungry, or sleepy. It may make your baby extremely angry, frustrated or irritating.
He/she may be angry at seeing new faces or being in a place that has bright lights or listening to loud noise.