Protecting babies from RSV during the holiday season requires additional vigilance due to increased gatherings and potential exposure. Here are some key steps that you can follow:

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Hand Hygiene: Maintain strict hand hygiene for yourself and others who come into contact with the baby. 

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Limit Exposure: Consider limiting the baby's exposure to large gatherings or events, especially if there are individuals who might be sick or symptomatic.

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Educate Family and Friends: Inform family and friends about the importance of not visiting or being around the baby if they're feeling unwell

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Create a Safe Space: If you're hosting gatherings, create a safe space for the baby away from where people are congregating.

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Maintain Cleanliness: Regularly clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, toys, and common areas to minimize the risk of spreading infections.

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Monitor Baby's Health: Keep a close eye on the baby's health and watch for any signs of illness, especially respiratory symptoms.

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Consider Virtual Gatherings: If the baby is very young or particularly susceptible, consider virtual gatherings to reduce the risk of exposure.

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Dress Appropriately: Dress the baby in comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather to prevent overheating or getting too cold, which can make them more susceptible to infections.

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Plan Travel Carefully: During the holiday season, it's crucial to avoid crowded areas, maintain good hand hygiene during transit, and minimize exposure to potentially sick individuals.

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Consult a Pediatrician: Discuss with your pediatrician any specific concerns or precautions you should take based on your baby's health and age.

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