Oh man, did I need to re-read this thread tonight. We had 2 hours of crying tonight. Inconsolable, miserable crying. Gripe water helped or we thought it did, but then the novelty wore off so we knew it was not tummy or gas. We walked, we rocked, I nursed (and got barfed on, so much for the squeaky clean shower I got this morning), swaddled her, we held her, we put her down, we tried the vibrating chair, the swing, it went on and on with only brief moments of calm, reminiscent of K's reflux days. Then I offered her the breast again, she nursed and went to sleep and we were successfully able to transfer her to the cradle. K actually woke up at one point to find out why we weren't comforting her!
I do believe that she just needed to cry to release some tension and trying different things was upsetting her. So much for AP - prompt response and trying different things was the root of the problem!
Originally Posted by AugustineM
Oh, and OP, do you have a Moby? They're awesome for those babies that never want to be put down!
I have a Moby and a Moby D and they are incredible and priceless. If you don't have one, prowl over to diaperswappers FSOT or thebabywearer's FSOT and pick one up for $25 or so. I will most likely be putting my regular Moby up for sale on those two sites since I exchanged my MIL's present for one. Actually, since I bought the Moby, I've also bought a woven wrap to try because honestly, wearing her is sooo much easier than not and I'd like to try and look cool while I'm doing it LOL!