Viral video

So the only way this poor dad can get his baby to sleep is...

July 17, 2013 at 12:51 PM ET

Dad Gets in Crib to Get Baby to Sleep Viral Video
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Dad Gets in Crib to Get Baby to Sleep Viral Video

The sleeping baby transfer is one of the most advanced and complicated parenting moves, notorious for its high-failure rate. One dad, desperate for his daughter to calm down, even attempted a sleeping baby transfer/crib escape double combo—and you’ve got to watch the hilarious result caught on video. Our favorite part: how every time he tries to get up, she climbs up on him even more.

(Note: If you attempt this at home, remember that the American Academy of Pediatrics says bumper pads and other soft objects like blankets shouldn't be used in cribs since they raise the risk of SIDS.)

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