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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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About UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

For more than a century, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to women at all stages of life. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Magee as a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. More than 9,000 babies are born each year at Magee. The hospital also treats men for a variety of conditions, including surgical treatment. The Magee-Womens Research Institute was the first center to focus research only on conditions involving women and their infants.