Any new mom will tell you that getting a baby to sleep is the most challenging part of parenthood. Babies just won't sleep! And even when they do, the slightest noise wakes them up. When your regular rocking and patting doesn't do the job, you might want to try these whacky ideas that have helped moms get their babies to sleep.
Holding the baby closer to the AC: My daughter cannot stand even the slightest rise in temperature, and even as a baby, she wouldn't sleep if she wasn't cold enough. So I had to stand on my bed and hold her close to the AC till she fell asleep - Naz Haider
Caressing the bum: No matter how much I stroked her head, ears and nose, my daughter just wouldn't sleep. Then I found her sweet spot. Pat her bum gently and she will start falling asleep! - Shazia Suleiman
Hairdryer noise: Someone once told me that babies find white noise comforting. I downloaded an app, which was a fail. I switched on the hairdryer and my son had the most peaceful sleep - Mani Khanna
On dad’s belly: The only way my son slept during his first month was on his dad's belly. My husband had to sit on the recliner all night with our soon passed out happily - Roshni Sawant
In a carrier: No matter how fussy my daughter is, the moment I wear her in my baby carrier, she falls asleep. It has worked like a charm every single time - Chinmayee Sakhle