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Child Proof

You Don’t Need to Burp a Baby

They won’t explode

ToTo many parents, the biggest controversy about burping babies is deciding whether it’s best to drape them over your shoulder, sit them up, or lay them across your lap like a sack of potatoes. But some pediatricians are giving parents startling advice: Don’t bother burping your baby at all.



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Elizabeth Preston

Elizabeth Preston is a freelance science journalist and humor writer in the Boston area.