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Video: Baby cues that say ‘I'm tired’

Tired signs in babies include:

  • staring into the distance
  • jerky movements
  • yawning
  • fussing
  • sucking fingers
  • losing interest in people or toys.

Watch the video to see what these cues look like in real babies. Find out what to do next when you recognise tired signs in your baby.

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