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Swaddling & Receiving Blankets

The Difference Between a Swaddle and a Receiving Blanket

A lot of new parents find themselves wondering about the difference between a swaddle and a receiving blanket. After all, they seem to serve similar purposes. So, what's the difference? Keep reading to find out.

Swaddling is a method of wrapping an infant in a blanket so that only their head is exposed. This method of wrapping has been used for centuries and is thought to help babies feel snug, safe, and warm. Swaddling can also help to reduce crying and promote sleep. 

Receiving blankets, on the other hand, are typically larger than swaddling blankets and can be used for a variety of purposes beyond swaddling. They can be used as burp cloths, play mats, changing pad covers, and more. In short, receiving blankets are more versatile than swaddling blankets. 

So, there you have it! The difference between a swaddle blanket and a receiving blanket. Now that you know the difference, you can decide which type of blanket is right for your baby. And if you're ever unsure, you can always ask your pediatrician for advice.

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