Use 5 ancient secrets for calming down crying babies
1 - Swaddling: Swaddlling the baby supports the fetus experienced. The Baby was cramped in the mother’s womb and became used to the fact that they couldn’t move a lot.
2 - Side position: Rest the baby on their side. Babies often feel unhappy or defenceless when sleeping on their backs. Once your baby is happily asleep, you can safely put her in her crib, on her back.
3 - Shhhssshhhhhssshhh-Sounds: When you don’t have the ‘Einschlafwunder’, a hairdryer or similar devise to hand, you can also calm the baby by making ‘Shhhssshhhhhssshhh’ sounds. Don’t be too quiet as otherwise it will not work.
4 - Swinging: Turn the baby on its side and swing gently. Be carefull and support the head. DON'T SHAKE TOO HARD, This can cause heavy injury or even death. To reduce the strain on you , you can sit on a exercise ball. This makes the movement more enjoyable for you and the baby.
5 - Sucking: If the first four points have been unsuccessful, then let the baby suck on something. According to Dr. Harvey Karp "Sucking has its effects deep within the nervous system". This can be the breast, a finger and pacifier or a bottle. Sucking should always be the last resort