How to calm a crying baby and have a goodnight sleep

Babies don’t talk and crying is their way to communicate their frustration like a wet nappy, hunger or signalling time to sleep.

Occupational therapist Meg Faure has a passion for keeping babies calm and helping them to sleep well. She shares with CapeTalk’s Pippa Hudson some of the tips on how to keep a baby calm.

She says that the reason for a baby crying is common in the first 12 weeks, it is called Colic.

Colic is defined as episodes of crying for more than three hours a day for more than three days a week for three weeks in an otherwise healthy child between the ages of two weeks and four months.

Listen to the full conversation below:


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