Parent to Parent Video: The period of PURPLE crying

Published on: December 30, 2013

The Period of PURPLE Crying is a national education program that teaches families about a normal, developmental phase of increased crying that all babies go through. This education has been proven to help prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome. In this week's King 5 News Parent to Parent segment, Carol Wissner, nurse manager for postpartum at Swedish Medical Center, talks about this limited “period” of time and the national education program that helps families cope.

Want to learn more? Check out our recent article, Why Babies Cry — And How to Tame the Tears.

You can learn more about the “period of purple crying” at this Saturday’s free ParentMap Healthy Parent, Happy Baby event, taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cherry Hill campus of Swedish Medical Center.

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