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When a common cold turns life-threatening

SmileNo one is born a parent. But when we have our first child, we somehow figure out how to clothe and feed him. We love him, tickle him and sing him lullabies. And then he gets sick for the first time.

As we lie on the floor next to the crib while that gorgeous baby of ours cries, how do we know whether to hold his hand and rub his back or get up and call an ambulance?

Erin and Dan Boudreau can tell you. They’ve been there. The rare scenario that makes for nightmares happened to them.

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