Jquery Find first direct child of a type

I am looking for a way to find the first direct child of an element, of a precise type.

Let's imagine this markup:

<div id="mainDiv">
    <div id="otherDiv">
        <p> Stuff </p>
    <p> Stuff 2 </p>
    <p> Stuff 3 </p>

So here, what I want to get is "Stuff 2" the first paragraph to be a direct child.

If using jquery I do something like $('#mainDiv').find('p:first'); I will get the paragraph inside the first div.

What I need is to ignore nested childs and take only the first direct one. How should I do that?


Use the direct descendant selector >

$('#mainDiv > p:first')

or even children()


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