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How To Hold A Baby In 17 Adorable Ways

06/27/2015 12:55 pm ET

Babies are adorable, but holding them can be slightly intimidating, especially if you haven't had a lot of practice.

YouTube user Jordan Watson uploaded a sort-of guide for the uninitiated that demonstrates 17 ways to hold a baby.

Clearly, some of them are more humorous than practical -- we're not sure how many parenting guides suggest the "show off to other kids fish" hold -- but they're all pretty cute. Check out these additional ideas on how to hold a little one.

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H/T Reddit

What do you think of these holds? Any more to suggest? Let us know in the comments.

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