Soothe Your Baby
Tips to Soothe Your Crying Baby
When your little one starts wailing, you won't always know why.
And when you've tried every trick in the book to calm a crying baby (singing, rocking, 3am vacuuming), it can feel like they'll never stop.
We look at the top 4 reasons why babies cry and check out some great tips and tricks to calm a crying baby.
Look out for lip smacking and hand-to-mouth movements
Change nappies frequently to keep little bottoms clean and dry
Being a little human is exhausting. Look out for yawning, arching backwards and fluttering eyelids
Try a change of scenery or playtime with stimulating activity toys
They're Still Crying. What Now?
Soothe your baby with these helpful tips and tricks:
Baby swings: gentle motion
Rocking and bouncing can calm a crying baby down quickly. But little ones are going to get bigger. Try our soothing gear for when your arms need a break.
White noise for babies: soothing sounds
Create a comforting cocoon with white noise or soft music to help your newborn settle into sleep. Soft sounds are great for soothing a baby at night.
Benefits of vibrations for your baby
Remind baby of the time they spent in mummy's tummy with the gentle vibrations of a bouncer.
Cuddle baby: heart to heart
Take time out for a comforting cuddle so that baby can feel your heartbeat.
Give your baby something fun to focus on. A colourful mobile or a mirror can distract little thoughts and help them unwind.
Sucking and chewing
Help your baby to self-soothe with sucking. Try a pacifier for a newborn, or teething toys when their first pearly whites arrive.
Hands-free ways to calm your baby
Sometimes your baby just needs 'me' time (and you do too).Soothing gear like a swing or bouncer lets babies enjoy the motion and sounds that they love in a safe spot.Being a new human is exciting and overwhelming, but so is being a new parent. It might take a while to work out what each cry or little signal means (new babies don't come with a manual), but you'll get there.