I recently had a fascinating chat with our local ‘Baby Whisperer’. She started out teaching swaddling techniques and calming bedtime routines, but lately most of her time is spent counselling families on their eating habits.
There is nothing more distressing to a parent (and innocent bystanders) than a colic baby. Intense, persistent crying causes the feelings of guilt, helplessness and fear: ‘What am I doing wrong? What’s wrong with him/her? What’s wrong with me?’ I have, like you, seen many babies who cry like this – for hours on end, […]