1. Motion techniques (rocking, walking in a snugli, wind-up swing, going for a ride in the car).
2. Noise (TV, stereo, dishwasher, vacuum cleaner or hair dryer).
3. Heat (heating pad on a low setting or warm water bottle). Caution: Newborns have thin, delicate skin. Use only low heat.
Any combination of the above measures may help to comfort your infant. If your baby’s fussiness seems to be excessive or if you are worried about it, please call our advice nurse.