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What are some of the things you do to get your baby to relax when fussy?

My son is 2 mths old and when he gets fussy someof the things I do sit in the bathroom with him and turn the shower on. Idk its something about the steam and the nosie of the water he loves. After about 15 mins later he's a different
What helps your lo?

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Asked by kyheavensmom at 3:09 PM on Feb. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I used to wrap her in a warm towel. I still, bring her outside. A change of scenery and I think she forgets what she was upset about.

    Answer by kboney29 at 3:11 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • I use to do the "toot technique" My first baby had bad gas, so I would lay him in the floor and bicycle his legs and push them up and down. He thought we were playing, but he would always toot toot toot. over and over.

    After all of his toots were out, he was wonderful!

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:11 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • tummy rub and back rubbing also humming

    Answer by Lauren2008 at 3:12 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • That helps my little one too.
    sometimes i just simpy talk to him and its so funny because he moves his mouth like he's trying to talk back to me

    Answer by kyheavensmom at 3:31 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • I stuff the fussy baby in a wrap and go outside for a walk! Always works and is cheaper than running a shower - water is expensive here! :)

    Answer by go_romanovs at 3:37 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • all my utilties are included in my rent so for now it isn't problem for us.

    Answer by kyheavensmom at 3:41 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • I would bring her outside. That calmed her down in an instant~

    Answer by epoh at 4:06 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • With my son, a warm bath or singing Army marching cadences.
    With my daughter, swaddling (she loved that up until about 9 months old) or turning on a small fan. She liked the way the air blew over her face, and the sound was soothing as well.

    Answer by debra_benge at 4:13 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • I always laid my babies on there stomachs across my lap and bounces my legs. Also go outside or nurse her. Since breast milk is ok to feed over and over.

    Answer by brookiemommy at 4:37 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

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