How to swaddle a baby like a pro — and things you need to do it

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. When it comes to using a traditional swaddle, it can be a little tricky. You have to do what with what? I didn’t even know what a swaddle was until my delivery nurse showed me how to use one. Watching her wrap my son up with perfected finesse gave me the impression swaddling was easy. Plus, I gave birth to the little guy, I should be a natural. Boy was I wrong. While swaddles are one of the most essential items a new parent needs, using one poses some challenges. Swaddles help soothe a crying baby, help your baby sleep longer (and you), and are perfectly safe to use. Yet, how do you actually wrap one? Well, after you learn a few tricks, you’ll be on your way to receiving a master swaddler reward. Okay, this doesn’t exist, but if it did, I would definitely have one. After much trial and error, I could swaddle my son in five seconds flat. Now, you can too when you follow these simple instructions. Below ...

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