Cries in a peculiar manner or for an unusual length of time.
Son has circumcision problems. Signs may include greater-than-expected bleeding at the circumcision site, a bloodstained area larger than the size of a grape on his diaper or wound dressing, or signs of infection (such as swelling and redness).
Has a rectal temperature that is less than 97.8°F (36.6°C) or that is 100.4°F (38°C) or higher.
Is rarely awake and does not wake up for feedings, or seems too tired or uninterested to eat.
Talk to your doctor if you are concerned about the following:
Your baby seems to be acting odd, even though you can't identify exactly what concerns you.
You feel that you are unable to nurture your newborn.
You feel that you are unable to emotionally connect with your newborn. Although it is normal to feel some distance at first, you should develop increasing feelings for your baby during the first week or two.