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Why does rocking a baby make the baby go to sleep?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Just a theory

While in the womb mom walks and moves all the time rocking the baby all the time.
Baby is more active a night when mom is still. Baby's like the motion!

In brief: Just a theory

While in the womb mom walks and moves all the time rocking the baby all the time.
Baby is more active a night when mom is still. Baby's like the motion!
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
Thank
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Bad idea that works

This re-created the motion of the womb.
Years ago an engineer developed and sold a device that gently rocked the bed. It can teach the baby to need this to fall asleep, every time they wake at any time of night.I encourage parents to avoid setting this pattern.

In brief: Bad idea that works

This re-created the motion of the womb.
Years ago an engineer developed and sold a device that gently rocked the bed. It can teach the baby to need this to fall asleep, every time they wake at any time of night.I encourage parents to avoid setting this pattern.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
Thank
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