Eeek! Need some advice from veteran mommies!

Sooo.. For the past few days Charlie has been yelling. It's so hard to explain. When I put him in his play pen he lays there and plays with a toy, then he just starts yelling.. like LOUD. Then he cries and I do everything on my mental checklist. He's dry, he's fed, no burps coming out, it doesn't seem like he's wearing too much or too little clothing. Yesterday he didn't poop at all so I thought maybe that was making him feel icky. This morning he finally pooped and I was excited! But I brought him here to moms while I'm working and he's just wailing again. His cheeks have been a bit red for the past few days, no fever. Does that sound familiar to anyone?

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    04/29/14
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      04/29/14
      Beth
      Teething??? Or maybe just finding his voice. Hayden realized she could yell while we were on a plane. And one of the biggest differences between boys and girls is how they yell... boys are loud... girls have this ear shattering shriek. Haha
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        04/29/14
        What do you do when he yells? Is he getting a reaction that pleases him? Is he getting any reaction? Attention?
        Let him yell.. yell it out little man.. sort of ignore it.. or casually say, "wow.. so loud" and then move on..

        Could be that he just found his voice and loving it.. My daughter started growling like a little baby dinosaur about 5 months in.. we all laughed and laughed .. it was annoyingly adorable.. and I think she did it, because she could.. then it stopped..
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          04/30/14
          4Katie
          Look for something tiny that could be bothering him. A tag on his clothes poking or making him itch. Too cold, too hot. Hair wrapped around his finger or toe. A plant or dog hair in his clothing or blanket that might be poking him. A different smell, a different sounds, a bright light.
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          04/30/14
          4Katie
          Does Ed do anything different then you? Different tightness, arm or leg placement?
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            04/30/14
            I dunno.. it might just be my brain telling stories but sometimes I think Charlie really does recognize us as different people. When we're sitting here and Ed comes home from work for lunch and picks him up, his demeanor changes, for the good! But still a change. Charlie is really good with me, but I really do believe that sometimes he just wants daddy. This yelling thing.. I have no idea. Nothing changes from start to finish. He yells.. then yells again.. then yells again, then stops.
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            04/30/14
            4Katie
            He does recognize you as different people!
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