Easy Baby vs Difficult Baby

By Parenting for Brain

What is child temperament?

Temperament is a child’s early variation in emotions and reaction to the environment

Three types of child temperament are:



slow to warm up




Roughly, 40% babies are easy  10% difficult, and 15% slow to warm

35% don't fall into any of the three types

characterized by regular bodily functions, positive mood and mild reaction to stimuli

Easy Babies

characterized by irregular bodily functions, withdrawal, negative mood, and intense reaction

Difficult Babies

characterized by low activity level and low intensity of reaction

Slow to Warm Babies

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