He's been fussy to begin with (some tummy issues, some general crankiness), much more so than our first (who was the world's most chill baby), but when he's with DH and gets so worked up he's hysterical, one of three things has happened. At first, DH would just hand him to me and say, he needs the boob. Then he started joking aroound and say something like, stop yelling at me, but he'd keep trying to calm him. Now, he's starting to quit. Today, he gets visibly frustrated, says, I tried everything, then puts him down sobbing to CIO. I tell him that CIO doesn't work and isnt even supported by the guy who popularized it (it was a non-issue with our first super chill son) and that at 8 weeks, he's not crying for no reason and that it's not something we're doing. So, I pick him up (he immediately stops screaming).
I don't know what to do. At first, I'd take DS to calm him, but then I thought I should let them figure it out between them (but if I ask DH if he wants me to take him when he's losing it, he says yes in a completely relieved way). Tomorrow at nap time, I'm gonna see if DH will put him in the Moby so maybe DS will start associating DH's smell/feel with being calm since he'll be super relaxed (sleeping). Does anyone have any other suggestions? DH is clearly frustrated, and I don't want him to start resenting him. Thanks!