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Swaddling babies may cause hip problems

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Using the swaddling technique is a great way to quiet a fussy baby.

However, British health experts say it may actually leave them at a greater risk for hip problems.

Swaddling straightens the babies legs.

But in order for the hips to develop properly in the first few months, the legs need to be flexed and separated.

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