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Based on what I have seen I Nusach Ashkenaz siddurim such as Art Scroll and Birnbaum, among some others, I noticed the phrase ברוך הבא is used at the beginning of a Brit (circumcision) when welcoming the baby, and when welcoming the chattan (groom) to the chuppah.

However, I have not seen this included at a pidyon haben (redemption of first-born male), to welcome the baby (common ceremony procedure is that someone brings in the baby on a silver tray.) Why is it not used for this ceremony?

Could it possibly be because at a pidyon, nothing is physically happening to the baby and he is not directly performing any mitzvah?

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