Here’s a very handy trick to add to your baby settling repertoire, and while it may mean a higher water bill – what price can you put on your sanity?!
Postpartum Doula Katherine Powers shared the simple trick on TikTok, and frazzled parents everywhere have praised the easy tip to get unsettled babies to calm down.
Katherine simply takes her crying baby over to the sink and turns on the tap. She puts the baby’s ear close (but not in) the water and almost immediately he settles and calms down completely.
@safeharbordoulacare Our water bill’s gonna be high this month #newborn #fussybabyhack #parenthood #momlife ♬ original sound – Katherine Powers
She explains that at the moment, it’s the only thing that stops her baby fussing, but of course she says their water bill is going to be high this month! Katherine explained in the comments that she does have a sound machine, but they’re finding this trick is working better.
Other mums had some great tips, including recording the sound of the tap running to play back when bub is unsettled or downloading other water-related sounds.
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