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Surviving Your Baby’s First Cold


WRITTEN BY: Magee
Friday, March 27th, 2015

You’ve taken all the precautions to keep your baby and yourself healthy this winter. You ate well, got plenty of sleep, and followed all of the doctor’s recommendations. Sometimes, a nasty cold hits anyway.

As a new parent, you naturally want to do everything you can to make your baby comfortable, but that can be a bit of a challenge if he or she is sick. Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to help you and your baby survive your first cold!

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View the infographic below to learn more about how you can fight your baby’s first cold.

Essential items for your baby

Bring out any of these items the next time your baby comes down with a cold:

  • Nasal Suction
  • Tissues/Wipes
  • Baby Lotion
  • Thermometer
  • Humidifier
  • Saline Spray
  • Baby Pain Reliever
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