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This Is What It Looks Like When A Baby Gets An X-Ray

A picture of the contraption went viral this week thanks to hordes of curious readers on Reddit.

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This picture of a baby in a strange contraption went viral this week after being posted to Imgur. But what is it?

The machine is called a Pigg-O-Stat, and it's used to keep children still while giving them an X-ray.

According to the product's website, "The Pigg-O-Stat is an all-in-one pediatric immobilization device designed for positioning infants and young children for an appropriate x-ray without significant complications."


Here's a clip of the device in action with a dummy baby:

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The adorable original photo baffled people all over the internet and went viral, getting over 3.3 million views and thousands of comments in just a few days.

And commenters came up with some pretty creative ideas for how to use the picture.