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THE HAPPIEST BABY reveals a secret used for centuries by the world's top parents...the calming reflex. It is almost an "off switch" for your baby's crying and an "on switch" for sleep. With just a little practice, you'll calm most crying fast...and add 1-3 hours to your baby's sleep! For over 30 years, Dr. Karp has taught his remarkable techniques to over a million parents.
Seemed like a very quick video, something you could just find online (you tube) since he only has the 5 methods. However, it was nice to watch with the hubby.. Sometimes short and to the point keeps men from zoning out. No offense to all the awesome hands on dads out there!! Mine just isn't one of them ;)
Purchased this for my pregnant niece. We watched this video a dozen times when we had babies. Thankfully had these techniques through months of colic and crying - it was great to know what to do to help our babies. Well worth the purchase!
Amazing, magic, baby voodoo. This is NOT just rocking the baby. This is a completely different technique that grandma has never seen. 90% of the time this calmed our baby in under a minute, and had him asleep in five. The other 10% he needed something- more nursing, a diaper change, he needed to poo, something.
Seriously, watch this now. We watched it when our baby was three weeks old and we were kicking ourselves for waiting so long! Three weeks of crying could never be undone!
Stopped working around 4-5 months old. As Dr. Karp says, this is really for the first three months or so.
The doctor in this program even admits that sometimes this procedure does not work; however, he has a very high success rate. My child was not colic-y, but he did have some crazy nights and these procedures help. Be patient with it and stick with it or you'll be easily frustrated. Wish I had been able to find a book for cheaper, and looking back I think the YouTube videos told you most everything in here. Worth the buy for our family though.
I love Dr. Karp's philosophy. These strategies absolutely work to calm a fussy baby. Our newborn could go could hours crying for no obvious reason and that left us as parents feeling helpless. Learning the 5 S's to trigger the calming reflex has been amazing for our baby and makes us as parents feel empowered. I highly recommend this book and DVD to any parent.
I enjoyed watching this video with my fiance. We are preparing for our first child early next year and are trying to get a head-start so we don't become overwhelmed. I will probably watch this video once a day EVERY day until my son is born and practice on a doll to make sure I have these 5 S techniques down. They look like they work from the video - but since I have no live baby to practice on - that remains to be seen! Will update when little one is here!
Very useful for first few weeks after birth. I only wish we had watched it before our baby was born because we had no time or energy to watch it until he was 6 weeks old. By then we had suffered through the hardest part that the DVD would have helped us with.