Q&A: if My Baby Has a Cold, What Can I Do to Avoid Getting Sick Too?

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February 28, 2017
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The common cold is typically caused by a virus, and viruses are contagious. The best way to protect yourself from getting sick is to wash your hands after being with your baby.

Expert: Alanna Levine, MD, pediatrician and parenting expert (

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