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Table 1 Diagnostic criteria of regulatory problems assessed with the Baby-DIPS

From: Inter-rater reliability and acceptance of the structured diagnostic interview for regulatory problems in infancy

Criteria Excessive crying Sleeping problems I (settling at bedtime) Sleeping problems II (sleeping through
the night)
Feeding problems
A The child cries for
more than three hours per day
The child needs more than one hour to fall asleep The child is older than 6 months Feeding disturbance as manifested by persistent failure to eat adequately with significant failure to gain weight or significant loss of weight over at least 1 month
B The child cries for more than 3 days per week   The child awakes at least five times per week The disturbance is not due to an associated gastrointestinal or other general medical condition (e.g. esophageal reflux)
C The child cries for longer than 3 weeks   The child awakes at least once between 12 to 5 a.m. The disturbance is not better accounted for by another mental disorder (e.g. rumination disorder) or by lack of available food
D    Severe form: The child awakes repeatedly per night The onset is before age 6