If your baby isn't hungry, wet, or sleepy, and he's still wailing, try the 5-S solution from Harvey Karp, MD, creator of the DVD and book, The Happiest Baby on the Block. "Inside the womb, babies are swaddled, rocked, jiggled, and shushed," he says. "You need to imitate those conditions in order to turn on the calming reflex."
Originally published in American Baby magazine, April 2004.
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