2. Shopping carts
A University of Arizona study discovered that nearly two-thirds of all shopping carts tested were carrying fecal bacteria. The handle and the child seat in particular are often covered in illness-causing troublemakers.
Stay healthy: A baby with a dirty diaper sitting in a shopping cart can leave behind fecal bacteria. “In major grocery stores, they have antiseptic wipes as you come in. Wipe down the handle, and around the child seat,” says Malloy. If your store doesn’t offer free antiseptic wipes, pack your own.