Sample E-Newsletter Content: “How to help your crying baby” (Two Weeks)

“Why is my baby crying more?”

Healthy, full-term babies start crying more at this age for reasons not well understood.
  • Excessive crying can be associated with postpartum depression, adding formula, or giving up breastfeeding
  • Having skills to calm a baby decreases crying AND increases parent confidence.

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Newborn’s Amazing Abilities

Babies have amazing abilities to participate in the calming process. Practice this step-by-step calming process and discover what works best for your baby.
  • Use your sing-song voice.
  • Bring baby’s hands to chest.
  • Gently sway baby.
  • Swaddle baby for a few minutes.
  • Help baby suck finger or breast.

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Breastfeeding Tips

Proof that breastfeeding is well established:
  • Baby regains birth weight by 2 weeks.
  • Baby continues to gain 1/2-1 oz per day.
Baby’s two-week growth spurt causes more frequent feeding, which increases your milk supply.
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