Support your infant’s developing brain and ability to self-regulate with this activity
What You Need:
What To Do:
- When your infant is crying and you know she is not hungry and has a clean diaper, calm yourself by taking three deep belly breaths.
- Hold your infant and use her movement preferences (rocking, bouncing or simply going on a walk with you) to calm her.
- Use a nurturing tone of voice and empathetic expression to show your understanding.
- Then reassure your infant and engage her upper-brain by saying, “You’re safe. I’m here.”
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