How to burp a baby

Many babies should be burped between and after nursing and feeding for their first few months to help relieve them of any swallowed air. The most well-known method is to place your baby over your shoulder and gently pat or rub his or her back, however, this method tends to make baby sleepy. One of our nurse leaders in the mom baby unit at Sky Ridge Medical Center, Elizabeth Ferrill, demonstrates how to best burp your baby for results.

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