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... How is your baby doing now? ... (6 replies)
Baby cold!!!
Mar 3, 2010
... rks as well as anything over the counter would and in my opinion, tastes a little better. Also, if you live where it's cold, you can take her outside. That fresh cold air works wonders for the lungs. One of mine recently had a nasty chest cold. I thought it was croup. So I took him, in the middle of the night, to the e.r. ... (1 replies)
Oct 9, 2010
... Yeah, it's hard to find a doctor who will recommend any OTC medications for a 9 month old with a cold. Too many stupid people overdosed their kids and now we all have to suffer for it! ... (5 replies)

Feb 1, 2007
... I still would watch your little one, and trust your gut. Sometimes it's just a normal cold and the doc can't really do a thing about it. However, if at any point you feel your little one can't breath or is gasping, it's better to be safe than sorry. ... (3 replies)
... I would take my baby into the shower right before bed and in the morning. I would turn it on hot, put a sudafed vapor tab in, and nurse them. ... (3 replies)
... now too. She couldn't even cry, tears poored down her face and she turned red. DH and I took your advice cfmommy and steamed up the bathroom and gave her a bath with soothing vapor aroma therapy baby bath. It really helped. I wanted to thank you so much, because I never would have thought to do that, lol. ... (6 replies)
... I definitely agree with luckydarlin about running a vaporizer in your daughter's room. We use the Vick's with the menthol that can be added. You can also try rolling up a towel and putting it under your daughter's mattress to keep her head elevated to help her breathe. ... (6 replies)
Chest cold in baby
Dec 27, 2007
... oils from a bath or humdifier and eventually it will go into the blood stream where it can naturally fight off infection. You can use vapor rubs or I made my own with essential oils for my baby. It is difficult, but like you mentioned, the medications don't cure the sickness, they only suppress what the baby is feeling. ... (2 replies)
... wow. you just described my oldest daughter's first year of life! she was ALWAYS sick with a cold and it seriously drove me crazy! unfortunately, it sounds like you're doing everything you can possibly do. ... (10 replies)
... g you need to call the pediatrician. At her age if she's having trouble breathing, she needs to be checked immediately. My daughter at about 4 months old had a chest cold and ending up wheezing. ... (10 replies)
... mo because she had a nasty chest cold and my DD was a preemie. Everyone felt bad about it, but you know what? ... (7 replies)
... BTW I wouldn't go shopping for any of this stuff until you had your baby shower. You'll get soem random stuff, and a bunch of repeats. ... (23 replies)
... Ok so now the body knows this particular virus and will attack with it's defense...Like a fever. that is why some kids get a fever for a few hours then it's gone but no other symptoms.... Dr. ... (13 replies)
... Im sorry to hear your baby is is always hard. ... (2 replies)
... specially ones specifically designed for nurseries. I got one for DD it is a Vicks. Yes, saline spray is good, as well as lifting up the mattress. Also, a little Baby Vicks under the nose and on the chest and back works wonders for coughs!! ... (7 replies)
... I hope that he continues to feel better. Liam was sick all winter, often with congestion. My doctor told us that it can sound like a bad chest cold but actually it was just his nasal passages draining into his throat. ... (8 replies)
... I would definately take him to the doctor and have a look. My 1 month old got sick right when we got home from the hospital. At first I just thought this baby was a lot more fussy then my others. Then we had two days of crying and crying. I just couldnt figure out what to do for the little guy. ... (3 replies)
... if they are over 3 months old. I also found Johnsons makes a vapour rub for little ones that you can rub on his back and chest. It smells like Vicks so it helps with the sinuses... ... (10 replies)
... and lack of appetite. If baby isn't experiencing those things, then I would just strive to make him comfy. ... (5 replies)
... while otc medications will NOT cure a cold, they can provide some relief of cold symptoms long enough for your baby to rest.... you might ask the doctor if he could recommend something just to give her at night so she can sleep. ... (3 replies)

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