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A new easy way to swaddle your baby

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You know what it means to swaddle your baby?  It's kind of like wrapping a burrito, but that tight blanket keeps a newborn warm and supposedly less fussy.  They are also more likely to sleep on their back as recommended.

Now there's a growing trend in hospital nurseries across the country to revamp the way they wrap babies.  It's out of concern that some parents just can't get the hang of it.

Mother Lauren Davis said, "You have all these blankets, and you're trying to get them folded correctly and it ends up around their face."

Therefore, instead of risking a sloppy swaddle that could end up with loose blankets, and the risk of suffocation, some hospital nurseries are sending parents home with a new kind of blanket sleep sack.

It's called the halo, and it puts babies into a cocoon-like cuddle, which is easily zipped up without covering the baby's face.

For more information about the halo, visit https://www.halosleep.com/hospitals/in-hospital-program</url>

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