How to Calm a Crying Baby, As Told By a Pediatrician of 30 Years

Let me paint a picture for you: You're visiting your new girlfriend's family for the first time, and her sister asks you if you'd like to hold her newborn. You think you like kids, and more importantly you want to appear like you like kids, so you accept. Except as soon as you get the little tyke in your mitts he starts crying. Do you A) Panic and hand him back over or do you B) Show that baby who's boss with this simple hold. Result: Swooning from girlfriend, girlfriend's sister, and perhaps most importantly – her mother.

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Andrew founded Primer in 2008 and brings 15+ years of men's style expertise. Known for his practical, relatable approach to style and self-development, he has been a recognized speaker at conferences and has styled work for top brands. Off-duty, he loves photography & editing, and enjoys road trips with his dog, Leela. Raised in rural Pennsylvania, educated in DC, and living in LA for nearly 20 years, Andrew's diverse experiences shape the relatable and real-world advice that has helped millions through Primer. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.