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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 secure, as well as possibly calm a baby with colic.

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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