Best Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby

Posted on Jun 12 2017 - 5:26pm by Shavon

The first time you hear your baby cry is a thrilling experience; it’s a sign she’s/he’s entered the world healthy with a great set of lungs! As you will inevitably learn, babies cry a lot. Sometimes, the reason is obvious, other times, getting the tears to stop is not such a simple process. While no single method works for all babies, you’ll soon develop a repertoire of techniques that’s perfect for your child. In the meantime, read on for some time-tested ideas to help your little fusser feel better.

1. Swaddle Your Baby

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Swaddling your baby in a receiving blanket keeps your little bundle feeling cozy and secure. Experts think swaddling soothes babies because it creates a womb-like feeling. Many parents find swaddling helps their babies settle down faster and sleep longer. Some babies prefer their arms to be left out of the swaddle, either because they self-soothe by sucking their fingers or simply because they like their freedom