Crying Baby

Without words, babies have few ways to let you know what they need or like. Learn why your baby is crying and what you can do to soothe her.

Afternoon Angst: Getting Through Your Baby's 'Witching' Hour

Is 4 p.m. the absolute worst time of day for your baby? Find out why he's so fussy -- and what you can do to help calm him down.

When Changing Clothes Makes Him Cry

Expert advice on how you can change your baby's clothes without making him cry.

When Husband Can't Handle Baby's Crying

Expert advice for one mom who not only has to calm her crying infant, but also her husband who can't tolerate the crying.

Decoding Baby's Cries

Looking for answers to baby's cries? Here's how to understand the tears.

5 Ways to Recreate the Womb

Soothe your newborn with these five techniques.

How to Soothe a Crying Baby

Harvey Karp, M.D. explains how to turn a crying cutie into a sleeping beauty.

Relax, Baby: How to Soothe Baby's Nerves

Help your infant chill out in situations that send her nerves into overdrive.

Handling Baby's Colic

The frazzled parents' guide to dealing with colic.

This May Be the Ultimate Secret to Calming a Crying Baby

The simple hold maneuver shown in this video may be the secret to calming a crying baby.

Smart Solutions for Soothing Baby

When your baby won't stop fussing, here's what to do so both of you can relax.

Baby Sleep: When to Let Your Baby Cry It Out

Listening to your baby cry it out can be heartbreaking. Here are some tips to make sleep training easier on both you and your baby.

Checklist: Dos and Don'ts of Comforting Baby

Yes, even the most well-intentioned moms can get into a rut, or develop bad habits, when they rush to calm an upset child. Here are smart ways to comfort your baby, plus soothing tactics to avoid.

If Babies Could Text: Texts from the Crib

All new moms anxiously await their babies' first words, but what if babies could text? Hint: It involves a lot of smiling poop emojis.

6 Genius Ways to Instantly Soothe a Crying Baby

Babies can fuss as much as two to three hours in a 24-hour period, and living with the wailing isn't easy. Try these strategies to calm both of you.

9 Totally Normal Reasons Babies Cry

Sometimes trying to figure out why your little one is crying can make you, well, cry. To help, here are each and every one of your baby's cries, decoded.

23 Ways to Soothe a Fussy Newborn

If your baby is fussy, one of these 23 tricks can help calm the tears. Try swaddling, rocking, and wearing your baby.

Crying and Colic: What You Need to Know

It's your infant's natural way to communicate, but you can lessen unnecessary tears.

How to Relieve Colic

Take these steps to reduce your baby's colic.

Colic: When Does It Start-and End?

Got a colicky baby? Here's what you need to know about colic, from its start around 3 weeks after birth to peak crying time around 6 weeks.

When Baby's Cries Disrupt the Neighbors

When the neighbors can hear your baby's colicky cries through their condo walls, is it time to say something?

11 Tips for Massaging Baby

Soothe and please your baby with these simple tips on infant massage.

Parenting Secrets for Calmer Days & Nights

The Motherboard is all about shared wisdom. Here veteran moms (and one dad doc) share their secrets for making life with baby a little calmer-- for both of you.