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January 8th, 2013, 08:43 AM
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Last night, Brian and I were talking about swaddling a baby. I was laughing because I knew he had no idea what that even meant. After I told him that it was about the blanket, he said he wanted to show me what he would do if he were to swaddle a baby. I thought, oh this will be good! I got out a square dish towel and a wooden spoon for his demonstration. Well... it took him ONE try and it was the best swaddle I'd ever seen! haha. It was like textbook perfect. I was stunned. A few minutes later, he confessed he had just read about swaddling in his book the night before which included step by step pictures.... haha!
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January 8th, 2013, 08:57 AM
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Hahah, that's awesome!
DH surprised me after DD was born. He changed every diaper for two weeks and took care of pretty much everything but feeding. I was in rough shape after my c-section and he was awesome! I'm still not sure if he was reading stuff or if it's all natural... cause he doesn't read.
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January 8th, 2013, 08:58 AM
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hahaha! that is to cute!! My DH has never mastered swaddling. He always says he would be great if they would just hold still.
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January 8th, 2013, 09:13 AM
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Haha. So cute!
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January 8th, 2013, 09:14 AM
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My husband cheated and bought a bunch of Halo Swaddlers, so all he had to do was fold over and velcro.
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January 8th, 2013, 10:58 AM
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haha. We cheated with Everett and got wombies and swaddlers. I cant swaddle to save my life and neither can my husband.
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January 8th, 2013, 12:10 PM
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Haha that is too cute! My DH doesn't have a clue
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January 8th, 2013, 01:10 PM
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That's cute!

I'm terrible at swaddling. My son liked to be swaddled super tight so DF was designated swaddler because he was a pro at it.
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January 8th, 2013, 01:52 PM
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Yea, DH swaddles beter than me. He also put's cloth diaper prefolds on babies way better than me. Strong hands.
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