Slide show: How to swaddle a baby
Illustration of baby swaddled in a blanket
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Looking for a way to soothe your newborn? Research shows that swaddling — a technique that mimics the coziness of the womb — can keep your baby warm and comfortable, as well as help him or her sleep better and longer.

When swaddling isn't done properly, however, it can pose risks for your baby. To safely swaddle your baby, follow these tips.

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