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Synonyms for swaddle

to cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages

Synonyms for swaddle

wrap in swaddling clothes


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Many crying babies will stop crying when swaddled and this is because the swaddling mimics the feeling of the womb being around them before they were born.
It's starting to come back and photos of Prince George, in what appeared to be muslin swaddling clothes, might ignite a new fashion.
The 32-year-old posted a funny picture of her mom, Tina Simpson, wrapped up like a baby in a beige blanket along with a caption saying "Eric got carried away with his swaddling skills
Tight swaddling is not encouraged, particularly when the legs are out straight and down because it can restrict normal hip development.
She said: "I didn't think I would be a fan of the swaddling, but the swaddling's pretty amazing.
SWADDLING young babies is making a comeback after 50 years.
Some people look at a newborn baby wrapped in swaddling clothes and see all the evidence of God's existence in the world, others just see a lobster pink, tiny Winston Churchill look-a-like that cries and goes to the toilet perpetually.
Hinckley took the lead on 34 minutes when prop David Peck bulldozed his way through, and despite another missed conversion by Guy Swaddling it was enough to give Hinckley a lead at the break.
His Son was sent from the glory of Heaven to become a living message - a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes.
Despite nearly an hour of swaddling, rocking and bouncing, the infant would never stay down.
Indeed, the interest the animal takes in the corpse appears almost embarrassingly pragmatic: There is no concealing the fact that its frantic licking and burrowing is an attempt not to revive its master but to procure treats tucked by a trainer into her swaddling.
The team detected a gap in a dusty disk swaddling the young star CoKu Tau 4, which suggests that a large, Jupiterlike planet could be sweeping around the star.
The day may come--soon--when the nanobots are making our Caesar salad from molecular scratch and robots are swaddling our infants.
They wrapped the child in swaddling clothes, For the night was cold and raw And lay him down so gently There upon the straw.
And she brought forth her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger because there was no room for them in the inn.