Acoustic characteristics of naturally occurring cries of infants with "colic".

@article{Zeskind1997AcousticCO,
  title={Acoustic characteristics of naturally occurring cries of infants with "colic".},
  author={Philip Sanford Zeskind and Ronald G. Barr},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1997},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={
          394-403
        }
}
Although infantile colic has long been defined by a perceived excessive amount of crying, acoustic attributes of the cry sound may also contribute to perceptions that this early social behavior is excessive or problematic. From an original sample of 76 infants (38 infants referred to physicians for problematic crying, or "colic," and 38 pair-matched comparison infants), 48 infants who produced naturally occurring cry bouts both before and after an evening feeding were studied: 11 infants with… CONTINUE READING
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