No matter how tired, angry or frustrated you feel, never shake or handle your baby roughly. Shaking can cause permanent brain damage or even kill a baby. It takes only a few seconds of shaking to hurt a baby's developing brain. Shaking a baby is also a crime.
If you've tried everything-feeding, cuddling, a new diaper- and your baby still won't stop crying:
If you are very upset and overwhelmed and need help right away, call the Parent Hotline at 1-800-342-7472 .