New dad tip #3: Hold it right there
First things first: you will not break the baby simply by picking him up. (Dropping him is another story altogether.) How best to cradle your little dumpling? That depends on his mood, so don’t get stuck endlessly using one position. Dads, with their stronger arms and generally more adventurous spirit, are notoriously good at attempting new holds. Try these and you might just be able to soothe junior faster than mom.