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Parent Story
This short video describes strategies and techniques you can use to settle and soothe your baby. These include rocking, patting, singing and walking. Every baby is different, and not all babies will respond to all techniques. You might need to try several things before you find one that works for your baby.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 22-04-2014
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    The Raising Children Network invites organisations and individuals to download and add this parenting video to their websites free of charge. The video must not be edited and must appear with the following statement:
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    This video is taken from our DVD, Raising children: a guide to parenting from birth to 5. It includes three main movies, ‘newborn’, ‘baby’, ‘child’ which are not available as videos on this website. You can order a copy of the full DVD.

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