Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

What to do for a 5 month old with a cough?

my son has a pretty bad cough right now with a runny nose. no fever, snot is clear and he is eating fine. i was just wondering if anyone knew anything i could do for him in the mean time.

 
sweetpeatexas21

Asked by sweetpeatexas21 at 7:43 AM on Jan. 25, 2009 in Kids' Health

Level 7 (196 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (5)
  • Here is a video from WebMD about babies and colds. http://www.webmd.com/video/treating-babys-cold
    mistynights234

    Answer by mistynights234 at 8:19 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • a spoon full of soothing honey ...aaargh sugar alert sugar alert! and rub a bit of baby vapour rub on his chest to help clear his airways. lots of love and cuddles.
    angelmomma2

    Answer by angelmomma2 at 8:15 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • DO NOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT give your infant honey! BABIES CANNOT DIGESTS IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    mistynights234

    Answer by mistynights234 at 8:19 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • maybe i listenend to granny too much????
    angelmomma2

    Answer by angelmomma2 at 8:34 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • thanks for the video link! i knew there wasn't anything i could really give him so this really helped :)
    sweetpeatexas21

    Answer by sweetpeatexas21 at 8:43 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN