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VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn

Apparently making a sound like a motorboat does the trick.

THIS NEW FATHER says that when his new baby daughter Charlotte gets “fussy”, he has found that making a sound at “motorboat frequency” settled her.

Can’t say it’s doing it for us, but it’s worth looking at for Charlotte’s BIG eyes:

(via FatherhoodIs/

Parents, did you discover any unorthodox (and cruelty-free) ways of stopping the baby from crying? Tell us in the comments section below.

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