Tips to Calm a Fussy Baby

Next time you are having a tough time calming your baby try some of these tricks.

1. Sway

This is probably one of your go to tricks, but that is because most of the time it works. Gently rocking your baby in your arms is one of the easiest and quickest ways to soothe them.

2. Change of Scenery

If swaying isn’t working try a change of scenery, even walking to a new room or stepping outside can do a world of difference.

3. White Noise

Try turning on a white noise machine or the fan to create some calming noise, if you don’t have either of these try saying “shh” very softly.

4. Swing

If you received a swing as a baby gift now is a great time to give it a try, just be sure to check the age/weight restrictions before using.

5. Gripe Water

If you suspect the pain may be from infant gas, try some gripe water to help with gas relief for your baby.

6. Bicycle Movement

In addition to the gripe water for baby gas doing bicycle motion with their legs can help to ease the gas pains.

7. Kangaroo Care

Skin to skin contact can help to soothe your baby, place them directly on your skin and then lay a blanket over both of you.

8. Swaddle

A good swaddle can do a world of wonders for baby, by wrapping their arms snuggly around their body it can control their arm flails that can startle them.