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What can I give my one month old for a cold

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Jionmom

Asked by Jionmom at 5:47 AM on Aug. 4, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I wouldn't give a child that young anything unless it was recommended by the doctor.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 7:55 AM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • There aren't too many options out there for children that young. Of course ask your child's Dr., but this has been my experience. If they are running a fever, you can alternate between Tylenol & Advil. You can get a child's vapo rub to rub on their chest, to help w/ congestion. And you can use a vaporizer. Steam from the shower can help loosen things up too. Make sure they drink plenty of fluids & get plenty of rest.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:07 AM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • Your child's doctor can tell you. Otherwise what mrsmom told you
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:14 AM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • If the baby is running a fever over 100.5,you need to get him/her to the doctor ASAP
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:24 AM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • Nothing. But a humidifier. To young for medicine. Bring the baby to the doctor.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 10:11 AM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • Your first thing should be to call a licensed Dr. instead of asking on the internet. Call TODAY! Most Pediatricians have an emergency # for a covering Dr. Most Medical Insurance Companies also have a Nurses Help line you can call also. Look for the # on the back of your card.

    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:42 AM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • If you're breastfeeding, you can use drops of breastmilk in the nose to clear any congestion.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:19 PM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • Hugs, cuddles and sympathy.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 2:25 PM on Aug. 4, 2013

  • Turn on the shower as hot as you can and then, when the bathroom gets all steamy, take the baby in there for ten or fifteen minutes. The humidity will loosen up the dranage in the nose ans make it easier to suction out.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 5:47 PM on Aug. 4, 2013

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