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.
Bring out any of these items the next time your baby comes down with a cold:
- Nasal Suction
- Baby Lotion
- Saline Spray
- Baby Pain Reliever
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Built upon our flagship, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, and its century-plus history of providing high-quality medical care for people at all stages of life, UPMC Magee-Womens is nationally renowned for its outstanding care for women and their families.
Our Magee-Womens network – from women’s imaging centers and specialty care to outpatient and hospital-based services – provides care throughout Pennsylvania, so the help you need is always close to home. More than 25,000 babies are born at our network hospitals each year, with 10,000 of those babies born at UPMC Magee in Pittsburgh, home to one of the largest NICUs in the country. The Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Magee in Pittsburgh as a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health; U.S. News & World Report ranks Magee nationally in gynecology. The Magee-Womens Research Institute was the first and is the largest research institute in the U.S. devoted exclusively to women’s health and reproductive biology, with locations in Pittsburgh and Erie.