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Ways to comfort a crying baby
Parenting Tips to comfort
a crying baby
CAN be very fussy and cry developing a difficult period in the evening and mum and dad do their best to comfort them.
You will be wanting to calm your baby, and try to find out what is wrong with
your poor sole!!!.
All your efforts may end in more crying or no solution. But
here I have some parenting tips which I have put into practice and have helped
me out.Of course this is not a must for every baby. Here are some calming
techniques which have to do with one of these five interactions:
Tips with Rhythmic motion.
around dancing with your baby.
from side ti side or back and forth while standing up.
vertically by doing deep-knee bends.
back and forth in a comfortable rockinf chair.
a sling.This reminds the baby of the closeness it had in your womb.At first
you find it difficult, but as you get to know your baby better you can even
do your daily chores. And if you go out to work, whenever you can keep your
baby in your arms for 3 hours a day, at least do it.
baby carrier will be your most useful fuss preventing tool.
Parenting Tips with Soothing sounds.
reassuring words in a soft, low voice. Along with motion, most babies are calmed
with sounds, preferably ones that remind them of mum`s womb.The most soothing
sounds are rhythmic, monotonous, low-pitched and humming in quality.
HOWEVER...Mum you don`t need to go out and buy a special DVD or gadget to calm
your baby.Here are some baby-calming favourites you may have around your house.
loudly ticking clock.
Running or dripping water from a shower or wash basin.
vacuum cleaner ( wear baby on the sling while vacuuming).
Bathroom fan with light out.
recordings of waterfalls or ocean waves.
classical, new age, soft rock,or soft jazz music. No heavy metal please it
makes babies nervous!!!
Parenting Tips with New positions
your newborn baby facedown over your forearm with its head at your elbow and
your thumb and fingers wrapped around its thigh.
your baby seated in your hand with his back to your chest and your other
hand across his chest, wrap your thumb and fingers around his upper arm.
your baby high over your shoulder so its tummy is being pressed into your
Cuddle your baby in your arms, holding him tummy to tummy tightly against
Parenting Tips with Warmth
Cuddle your baby tightly in a blanket.
your baby close to you so it can receive your warmth.
your baby face down over a wrapped hot-water bottle on your lap.
Parenting tips with Physical
Every baby needs lots of touching. Infant massage is an enjoyable way to
touch and soothe your newborn baby.
Something nice for DAD TO
DO...lLie down and lie baby skin-to-skin over your chest,
placing baby`s ear over your heart. As baby senses the rhythm of your
heartbeat plus the up-and-down motion of your breathing, you will feel the
tense baby relax. His fists will uncurl and his limbs will dangle loosely
over your chest.
Firmly but gently massage your baby`s back from the neck down to his
warm room pat or rub your baby on its back and bottom.Lay your baby on a
firm surface and go massaging its tummy with clockwise strokes.If you think
its discomfort may be resulting from gas, this can help move down the the
gas.Then gently press knees into its abdomen to push out the gas.
techniques, are like re-inventing the
womb that baby has been used to for nine months.
Here are baby-calming techniques that I have found worked with my own babies,
Remember that your baby has individual needs. Try these techniques as a starting point and
improvise. After a few months, you and your
baby will have a large repertoire of fuss- busters that work. .