The crying baby
Normal crying pattern, reasons babies cry and suggestions for comforting a crying baby, and dealing with parent/caregiver feelings when a baby cries often. Australia
Dummies, thumbs and comforters
Information about why some children use dummies soft toys, blankets, silky material as comforters when they are tired, worried, sad, going to bed etc. Australia
Good ways to settle babies - languages other than English
A parent's guide to settling a young baby. There are different ways to settle babies. Parents and caregivers need to follow the baby' cues and find a ways to settle them that work for the baby and for the parents and caregivers. (Available in languages other than English)
Babies - sleeping through the night
Patterns of sleep in babies can vary greatly from baby to baby and day to day. It's normal for babies to wake up several times during the night. United States
Holding, touching and stroking a baby is essential for babies' emotional development. This illustrative article on baby massage shows one way to achieve this. Australian
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