Monday, June 14, 2010

22 strategies for soothing a colicky baby ~ 12. Make music

Sing to your baby or try a CD of lullabies or other gentle tunes. You can even find CDs of soothing womb sounds. On the other hand, some parents report that their colicky babies prefer loud rock!


Monday, June 7, 2010

Baby Sign Free Introductory Workshop (26-06-2010)

22 strategies for soothing a colicky baby ~ 11. Get noisy

Babies like sounds that remind them of the rhythmic heartbeat and whooshing noises they heard in the womb. Your baby might be comforted to sit in his infant seat near the clothes dryer as it's running or in a front pack while you vacuum. Or he might calm down when the exhaust fan is on in the kitchen


Sunday, June 6, 2010

22 Strategies for Soothing a Colicky Baby ~ 10. Use a (warm) hot water bottle

Some babies appreciate the feeling of warm water against their belly. Fill a hot water bottle with lukewarm water and wrap it in a towel. Place it on your belly and let your baby lie on top of you. Be very careful not to make the water too hot, though — what feels warm to your tummy may be too hot for your new baby's skin.