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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!

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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For more than a century, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to women at all stages of life. UPMC Magee is long renowned for its services to women and babies, but also offers a wide range of care to men as well. Nearly 10,000 babies are born each year at Magee, and the hospital’s NICU is one of the largest in the country. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Magee as a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and the Magee-Womens Research Institute is the largest research institute in the U.S. devoted exclusively to women’s health and reproductive biology.