Call him the baby whisperer! This pediatrician has developed the perfect technique to calm and quiet a fussy noisy baby.Dr. Hamilton, a pediatrician in Santa Monica, CA shows how to calm a crying baby using “The Hold”.
This technique has been utilized by Dr. Hamilton (Dr. Bob) to quiet infants during office visits. Parents have learned it and have experienced great success at home. You can too.
He leans the baby slightly forward. With the other, he grabs the baby’s diapered behind and kind of wobbles it.In the video, he demonstrates the so-called “Hold” on two babies and it works like a charm.
Everything you do is very gentle, you don’t want to do any jerky motions ever.Dr Hamilton advices.He adds that The Hold works best for babies up to three months as they then become too heavy.