We swaddle still .
Originally Posted by EmilytheStrange
we used a white noise machine and a crib thing that lit up and played for a little while.
we were also still swaddling until 9 months, which helped.
If you'd like to break the rocking routine, but not use CIO, I'd recommend laying him down in his crib and just patting his back, singing - whatever calms your kid.
Patting, singing etc, doesn't work he screams ive tried for 30 minute periods and nada lol!
Bethany - Wife to Andrew, Momma to C (01/2010), B (07/2012), with a new one coming 06/2014!