As parents, we’re all too familiar with the marathon that is new parenthood. When we’re in the trenches, battling the sometimes hourly nighttime wakings and (if we’re lucky) the horrific mysteries of colic, it seems like intensive ninja-like training is the only solution.

Or maybe not! This pediatrician, Dr. Hamilton, swears that his technique will calm an inconsolable baby. Check out “The Hold” below and let us know what you think!

What technique do you use to console your crying baby? Let us know!

—Francesca Katafias