Listed below are some equipment and what they can do:
- A swing is entertaining for most babies. You can opt for a cot that swings or a separate swing to soothe the baby when she is fussy. You can choose the size of the swing according to your room size and availability.
- You can install a rocking chair for the baby and the mother, where the mother can sit with the baby in her arms; the motion of the rocking chair calms your baby’s senses. It also helps the baby relax.
- A perambulator is an equipment that every couple should invest in. It not only helps you soothe your baby, but also helps you carry your child anywhere effortlessly. Prams and strollers are almost synonymous.
- Front carrier is a sling that you can hang your baby in, across your chest. It gives your baby the warmth of your body, which in turn soothes her. It is like carrying your baby in your arms.
Even toys distract your baby and helps prevent them from crying. But you should be choosy while giving your baby any toy. Do not give 0-6 month old babies soft toys that have fur or toys that are hard. Remember, babies have a tendency to put everything in their mouth. So the toys that are around the baby should be germ-free and clean. If you are giving your newborn a pacifier or teething toy, ensure that it is always clean. It is advisable to use a silicon pacifier instead of the rubber ones.