were said to be a cloth tied by bandage-like strips, ensuring limbs would grow straight.
In addition, if the prone position is coupled with an increase in the infant's body temperature -- either because of swaddling clothes
or a heated room--the risk of death increases further.
Like swaddling clothes
for invisible babies, these elements formed a distressing pile of organic structures, thrown on top of each other as if in a collective grave.
And she brought forth her first-born son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes
and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
Pantagruel, Gargantua's giant son, who once got an arm out of his swaddling clothes
and ate the cow that was nursing him.
Rhea, meanwhile, gave Cronos a stone wrapped in swaddling clothes
, which he swallowed in place of Zeus.
You will find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes
and laid in a manger.
And that in Aachen you'll find not only Jesus' swaddling clothes
a sort of Biblical babygro but the loincloth he wore while on the cross.
John Henry Newman promoted the "elbow room" that developing minds need for maturation and he wrote against "dry old red-tapists," academics who wrap the baby so tightly in swaddling clothes
that it has room neither to breathe nor to move about.
There were also weavers and tanners hawking their wares, Latin-speaking Roman soldiers on patrol, an Ethiopian slave boy tending to the needs of three kings, and, tucked into a quiet corner, a manger where a newborn baby in swaddling clothes
was cuddled by young parents in the cold, winter wind.
His Son was sent from the glory of Heaven to become a living message - a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes
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.