My 2 month old is congested and coughing. Help!!

Krystal Del - posted on 03/05/2013 ( 4 moms have responded )

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My 2 month old has been coughing and congested for about 3 days. His doctor said to use Saline and to suction mucous out with a bulb. His doctors appointment is tomorrow but I'm desperate for remedies. What would you do to ease congestion in a 2 month old ? I heard sitting in the bathroom with the shower running is helpful. What remedies would you guys do/use?

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Danielle Elizabeth - posted on 03/07/2013

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I used a vaporizer and I like the saline that comes in the form of a q tip. Once the mucus losses up I suction it out. Give your little one lots of tlc. Mommy's kisses and hugs will always help make them feel better!

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Hi there my baby has only turned 4 months but when he was 3 months he had a cold and was congested , my doctor advised I got him some saline spray and this helped loads but also the steam will help loads too . What your doing is correct so just have to ride it out poor baby :-) hope he feels better soon

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Christina - posted on 03/08/2013

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Put baby vicks on his feet and put socks on him (it's weird but trust me!), the saline works to clear his nose and then use a vicks vaporizer at bed time to keep his nose clear!

Alicia - posted on 03/07/2013

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I prop my daughter up with a pillow (I've heard you can put it under the mattress sheet of their crib but personally that freaks me out so I sleep on the couch with her). Also she has a chair that reclines back and I let her sleep in that a lot. It lets her head be elevated but she's still safe and comfy.

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