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Conjested 1 month old

My son is a C-section baby with horrible conjestion. The ped says it's normal. How long does this last? I've tried the saline spray and humid. at night.. Any suggestions?

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Asked by raeandreidmom at 4:23 PM on Jul. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Some babies take longer than others. I had the same problem with my youngest but it only last about the first 2 or 3 months. What I found that helped was to just let the hot shower run and sit in the bathroom with him. Once you start to break a sweat is long enough. They also make baby vics now that I found worked wonders.

    Answer by Kristle25 at 4:30 PM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • omg! I have the same problem with my 3 week old baby. His nose is constantly congested. I used the saline and the aspirator, which helps, but he cries horribly afterward. I tried massaging his nose bridge a little that helps for a little bit. I'm hoping it would go away soon. Let me know what happens to your baby.

    Answer by melody1881 at 6:16 PM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • That happened with mine til about 3 months maybe...I did all that too but really they just kind of "grow"out of it.

    Answer by Lauren24 at 6:48 PM on Jul. 21, 2009

  • thanks so much. I'll just wait it out.

    Answer by raeandreidmom at 9:17 PM on Jul. 21, 2009

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