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How do you do pick up/put down

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lyndyloo Mon 25-Jun-07 09:02:15

Can't find it on internet anywhere so any idea? Thinking about using it with DD.

sweetjane Mon 25-Jun-07 10:10:22

I think the gist is that you pick them up to calm them down, then the minute they stop crying you put them down again and leave, and repeat as necessary! I did try this with ds but it didn't work, mainly because picking him up repeatedly when he was tired just seemed to make him more cross. I found that going in and stroking his head and kissing him worked better and he settled much more quickly.

Seona1973 Mon 25-Jun-07 10:13:13

the babywhisperer website has all the info, forums you will need

cruisemum1 Mon 25-Jun-07 13:19:58

lyndyloo - agree with sweetjane. I tried this when ds was around 45mths and then again at around 7 mths. Cranked him up completely and he was utterly confused. I nkow it has worked for some but defo no good here.

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