What is All Babies Cry?

An evidence-based, multimedia intervention, All Babies Cry: Tried and True Tips for Comforting Your Newborn and Yourself empowers new parents with practical demonstrations of infant soothing and clear strategies for managing normal stress in parenting.

Program Components

All Babies Cry is a multiple-dose intervention designed to prevent child abuse in the first year of life. Drawing from decades of research on infant behavior and brain development related to crying, the program aims to help new parents adapt to parenthood. All materials are in English and Spanish.

1. Introductory video for families to view on hospital closed-circuit TV systems, during home visits, or one-one with their provider

2. Over one hour of additional media and resources for families to view at home, online, or on the All Babies Cry mobile app

3. A 14-page booklet with checklist and activities

If you have questions, or you are an administrator at an Arizona hospital and are interested in participating in the ABC program, please email beth@pcaaz.org.

Video Overview of ABC Program

All Babies Cry Training

If you are a staff member with one of our participating hospitals, please enter your name and email address in the form below. You will then be taken to the All Babies Cry training page. The password for the following page is your hospital’s code.

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