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Hidden Germ Hotspots

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You make your friends wash their hands AND use sanitizer before holding the baby. You have a whole procedure for cleanliness around diaper changes. You give the side-eye to parents who bring their runny-nosed little ones over for a play date or visit. When it comes to kids, battling the invisible -- sickness-causing germs and bacteria -- is a constant fight. But while you might be very aware of the microbial hot spots in, say, your bathroom, are you overlooking the germiest part of your house? Turns out your baby's room is a haven for germs.

Here's where they lurk and how to keep them at bay.