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Child Caring

Methods mimic the womb for calmer babies, calmer parents

Alllison Rashkin of Waltham swaddles her son Noah. The technique can help infants sleep better and feel more secure.
Alllison Rashkin of Waltham swaddles her son Noah. The technique can help infants sleep better and feel more secure. (Globe Staff Photo / Evan Richman) Globe Staff Photo / Evan Richman
By Barbara F. Meltz
Globe Staff / April 10, 2006

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Not long ago, Kathleen Todd-Seymour, a pediatric registered nurse who runs an agency called Mother & Child Postpartum Care, arrived at a client's home to find the mother waiting at the door, her infant crying in her arms and the mother close to tears herself. The baby had been crying for hours. ''I don't know what to do with him," ... (Full article: 1101 words)

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