He wrapped one arm around her, cradling her against him firmly.
Alex lay against her back with an arm around her; a hand cradling one of her breasts.
One hand on her waist, drawing her close, and the other gently cradling her face, he lowered his head.
When the patient is very restless, so that cradling is impossible, a wet pack may be employed, a sheet wrung out of cold water being wrapped round him, and over this a blanket.
Laurencio rushed towards it, snatching it from his assistant and cradling it to check for sand.