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I'm due to have my baby today! my husband has a bad cold, so will he be able to hold the baby or not?

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Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Colds

Many pediatricians will ask any family member with an upper respiratory illness to minimize contact or to wear a mask after good hand washing.
Many young children may carry RSV so they are a particular risk.

In brief: Colds

Many pediatricians will ask any family member with an upper respiratory illness to minimize contact or to wear a mask after good hand washing.
Many young children may carry RSV so they are a particular risk.
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Basic precautions

Father and baby should be fine as long as her covers his nose and mouth and washes his hands .
Basic precautions go a long way.

In brief: Basic precautions

Father and baby should be fine as long as her covers his nose and mouth and washes his hands .
Basic precautions go a long way.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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