Is it colic or just normal crying?
Pattern: Cries usually related to a need (to be fed, held, changed, etc.)
Timing: No particular pattern throughout the day and night.
Intensity: May sound distressed at times but easily consoled.
Soothing Techniques : Tends to like "typical" baby things like cuddling, being held or being rocked.
Pattern: Cries are seemingly "unprovoked."
Timing: Tends to peak in the evening.
Intensity : Sounds like a painful cry that is difficult to console.
Soothing Techniques: Has to have very specific circumstances to calm down.