Here are some products that help calm baby in times of need and even go so far as to prevent tears altogether!
1. WubbaNub Pacifier Sucking is a natural calming reflex for baby. Wubbanub is the best pacifier for YOU and your newborn. This cuddly friend makes baby feel safe and peaceful. It is small enough to fit in little hands yet the stuffed-animal design makes it hard to misplace. WubbaNub pacifier’s can be found at BuyBuyBaby, Amazon and other retailers, with different animals and characters at each! SRP
2. SleepBelt Babies love and need to be held. They are soothed by hearing your heartbeat, feeling skin-to skin contact and even by catching a whiff of your unique smell—yes, they can tell it’s you! Sleep Belt was created to give parents the ability to soothe and cuddle baby while still allowing them to have free hands for reading, browsing and talking on the phone! Since we know this award-winning product is essential, we suggest checking it out on Amazon for a great price and quick delivery! SRP $59.99
3. My Little Lamb Cradle n’ Swing by Fisher Price Rhythmic movement is beneficial for baby because it imitates the jiggling that happened in utero! The Little Lamb Swing is a perfect product to provide rhythmic movement and activate the calming reflex. Our founder, Rachel Florio-Urso swears by this swing. It was her right-hand while working with baby Brooke by her side. Watch for it in an upcoming Scripps Networks/ULIVE Family ‘Rachel’s Haul’ segment! My Little Lamb Cradle n’ Swing can be found at Target. SRP $160
4. BadaBoum Sleep Sacks These sleep sacks feel like a familiar place to newborns. The 100% cotton lining and a polyester filling ensures comfort and will maintain baby’s body temperature. The sleepsacks are also made with safety in mind; they are non-flammable and formaldehyde-free. They can be found in select stores or bought directly from BadaBoum. SRP $47-$56
5. Cloud B Sleep Sheep Cloud B Sleep Sheep is a product that helps simulate the sound of a mother’s heartbeat and more. These white noise options are meant to fill the silence and imitate the uterus, once again. This makes baby feel safe and calm. After all, they did spend a number of months in there! TOYS R US carries the amazing Cloud B Sleep Sheep and may even let you test it in store. SRP $29.95
6. Calming Lavendar Shampoo & Body Wash for Baby by Earth Mama Angel Baby Lavender is known to produce calming effects for those of all ages. Earth Mama Angel Baby created a natural, organic wash that is completely toxin free so that our sweet little babes can enjoy the calming effects too! The Lavendar wash can be ordered directly from Earth Mama Angel Baby. SRP $9.95