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Should I let friends and family hold my newborn?

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Dr. David Reddell
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Cleaning hands before holding a baby is always a good idea.
If someone has a cough, they should also use a mask. Young children should be closely supervised while holding the baby.

In brief: Yes

Cleaning hands before holding a baby is always a good idea.
If someone has a cough, they should also use a mask. Young children should be closely supervised while holding the baby.
Dr. David Reddell
Dr. David Reddell
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Dr. FLORENCE NNEBE
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Barring any risk of transmission of infection it is perfectly safe and to be desired that friends and family should share your joy.
They have a lot to contribute to enrich your baby emotionally, socially and physically. They are after all sources of support in any way you and baby will need them as you journey through life. True poverty is the absence of friends and family in our lives.

In brief: Yes

Barring any risk of transmission of infection it is perfectly safe and to be desired that friends and family should share your joy.
They have a lot to contribute to enrich your baby emotionally, socially and physically. They are after all sources of support in any way you and baby will need them as you journey through life. True poverty is the absence of friends and family in our lives.
Dr. FLORENCE NNEBE
Dr. FLORENCE NNEBE
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