"The Baby Who Never Cried"

Our newly adopted infant would get our attention by head banging or screaming at the top of his lungs. Why did all the experts tell me not to worry?

Seth outgrew his head banging
I fell in love with Seth's serious little face the moment I saw his referral picture. When his escort came through customs carrying him, I recognized my five-month-old son immediately and stepped right over the rope barrier to gather him in my arms. At that moment, Seth looked solemnly into my face and I burst into tears. I was already raising our older son (six years old when Seth arrived), so I thought I knew just how to settle this ...

Our newly adopted baby didn’t like to cuddle, and, when needed us, he either banged his head on the floor or screamed at the top of his lungs.


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