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Nose all babies scream like that?!!

I feel like a bad mommie making her scream but if I don't get it out she ends up gagging or throwing up from the snot going down her throat. I'm not doing it wrong right?


Asked by MamaChamp at 12:22 PM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (9)
  • Not sure I'd like being held down, having something shoved up my nose, and getting my brains sucked out either! Especially if I'm already crabby from not feeling good. But you gotta do what you gotta do. Better than not being able to breathe.

    Answer by flmom321 at 12:30 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • all 3 of mine did LOL

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:22 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • my DD screams bloody murder!! youre not alone!

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 12:23 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • Yes.. I think almost all them scream. I bet it feels nasty.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 12:23 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • It makes them scream. I felt so bad for the baby that I tried it on myself. It doesn't hurt. It just scares them, I think. They feel so much better afterwards, though.

    Answer by imacafemom at 12:27 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • my 7 month old screams like someone is beating her when i use it! i just try to talk calmly to her while doing it and always tell her that one day she will thank me lol

    Answer by Kennadismom at 12:28 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • Oh good lord, my daughter screams like she's DYING when I suction her out. I hate doing it, but it must be done blah. My mom said both me and my brother screamed like that too when we were babies :D

    Answer by caitxrawks at 12:31 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • my son gets mad cause he thinks its going in his mouth, then it doesn't. he screams like he's dying. my daughter didn't like it, but she never screamed.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 12:35 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • When they get older, you can make a game out of it and it helps...."Let me get those boogies" in a sing-songy voice eases the tension when we have to do it....

    Do very short snorts, too....short and fast, rather than long and deep. (helps with mine...)

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 12:42 PM on Feb. 4, 2009