Slide show: How to swaddle a baby
Illustration of preparing the blanket for swaddling
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To place your baby in a swaddle, spread out a large, thin blanket and slightly fold over one corner. Lay your baby face up on the blanket, placing his or her head at the edge of the folded corner. While holding your baby in place, pick up one corner of the blanket. Bring the blanket across your baby's body. Tuck the blanket beneath him or her.

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