2) Jesus was born in a stable where animals were kept because the inn was full when Mary and Joseph arrived in Bethlehem, and they couldn't find any other accommodation.
Why did Mary wrap Jesus in bands of cloth known as "swaddling clothes" ?
It had been prophesied that the Messiah would be wrapped in swaddling clothes.
It was a sign of greatness, reserved for prophets and kings.
Mary and Joseph could not afford any other clothing for Jesus.
It was a duty to wrap babies in swaddling clothes to ensure proper growth.