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Probably a common occurrence is when putting clothes on a baby, both parents will try to do it together to make it easier (one puts on the shirt, one puts on the pants, etc.). Someone recently told me that there's a custom not to do this, as it resembles taking care of the deceased (apparently two people clothe/unclothe the deceased together?). I guess this would be similar to avoiding passing bread by hand, which I understand is normally done at a shiva meal.

Is this a real custom? Is it sourced in any halacha sefarim? Is it commonly followed? I never heard of it, and I thought it was just superstition, but then someone else told me that they asked a Chabad Rabbi who said he is careful not to do this, but that he doesn't know the source. So I suppose one group of Jews does follow this...

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    Rav Shlomo Aviner says that it is permitted – sam Oct 1 '20 at 3:20
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    @sam is that recorded anywhere? What is his reasoning? Because there's no reason for it to be forbidden? Is he coming to deny this minhag? – robev Oct 1 '20 at 12:16

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