Parents can be tempted to take their young ones out for the long walk, but many experts warn it’s not the best idea.
In fact, the walk might make them less comfortable and possibly increase their risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a common anxiety disorder.
“It’s a little bit of a no-no for me, but there are some other factors as well,” said Dr. Michelle Coyle, a family doctor at the Mount Sinai Hospital.
So how do you keep your child quiet for a game? “
There are lots of good tips out there to keep them calm and to get them to the point where they feel comfortable.”
So how do you keep your child quiet for a game?
Dr. Coyle advises using ear plugs to keep her young ones in place.
“The problem is that some of them don’t have a good ear canal, so they’ll hear something that’s not good, and they’ll start to panic,” she said.
“You want to keep a distance and keep your children quiet.”
And when they’re quiet, keep the lights off.
“One of the things that we can do to prevent them from panicking is we can make them feel comfortable,” said Coyle.
“If we’re quiet enough, they’ll probably not panic.”
If your baby can’t keep her eyes closed for the game, there’s a simple solution.
“Use a pair of high-tech earplugs, like the ones we use for our young children, or an ear mask,” said Ms. Cope.
“They’re great because they’re high-quality, they’re comfortable, and you can keep your babies ears closed and make sure they’re in a quiet environment.”
And while there’s no hard and fast rule about keeping your baby quiet, she says you can take your time and make it easy for your baby to do the right thing. “
I know that some parents have been surprised to find out that it’s even possible to get a good game done at home.”
And while there’s no hard and fast rule about keeping your baby quiet, she says you can take your time and make it easy for your baby to do the right thing.
With files from The Canadian Press”
That way, you can hear them, and also make sure your baby is still sitting on the other side of the seat so they don’t lose their balance.”
With files from The Canadian Press