Paediatrician of 30 Years Reveals How To Calm A Crying Baby In Seconds

This is going to come in so handy.

California paediatrician, Dr. Robert C Hamilton has devised a technique to calm infants. Dubbed “The Hold”, it works like a charm, without fail, every single time. He shared this on his YouTube channel on Sunday and obviously, it has gone viral with over 8 million views to date.

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Holding the baby at a 45 degree angle with both hands, he then lifts the baby up and down, rocks it back and forth and “shakes the little booty”.

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“Everything you do is very gentle, you don’t want to do any jerky motions ever,” Dr Hamilton advices.

“You hold the child with the fleshy part of your hand [the palm] not the fingertips, and I am supporting his chin, which is why I am holding him at a 45 degree angle.”