Stay on guard

Though it may feel like we’re closer to spring than the depths of winter, you needn’t disarm your wellness routine just yet. Along with other illnesses, the flu virus in particular peaks during the month of February and can last as late as may. In addition to good handwashing habits and avoiding sick people, keep your medicine cabinet stocked with these wellness essentials.

Unfortunately, bathrooms run out of soap, and you sometimes accidentally touch the railings on an escalator.
CleanWell hand sanitizer, $4

Great for keeping new and not-so-new mamas on their feet.
Goop vitamin packet, from $75 for month supply

Warm, tasty and nutritious, it’s easy to enjoy at the office, on a playdate and everywhere in between.
Bare Bones instant bone broth mix, from $27

Stress contributes to a weakened immune system. Sip up, mama!
Earth Mama Organics herbal tea, $5 for 16 bags

Recent studies point to gut health helping ward off cold and flu sickness.
Ora Organic probiotic, $35

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