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How do I burp my baby?
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Dr. David Sherer
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In brief: Shoulder
Hold with both arms, put baby's head to the side of your neck, facing behing you, and tap baby's back gently.

In brief: Shoulder
Hold with both arms, put baby's head to the side of your neck, facing behing you, and tap baby's back gently.
Dr. David Sherer
Dr. David Sherer
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In brief: Any position will do
As long as you support your baby's head and neck, you can burp her in any position.
Some will burp over your shoulder with a gentle pat on the back, others with a supported rocking motion on your lap. Some babies won't be "burpers" at all! don't panic.

In brief: Any position will do
As long as you support your baby's head and neck, you can burp her in any position.
Some will burp over your shoulder with a gentle pat on the back, others with a supported rocking motion on your lap. Some babies won't be "burpers" at all! don't panic.
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