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When preparing for our new baby what medicines should we have on hand for the upcoming months?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:14 PM on Sep. 6, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • gas drops, teething tablets, infants tylenol, rubbing alcohol, vaseline (for taking temps rectally and if its a boy for a circ site), rash ointment, and since its going into winter flu season i'd suggest a humidifier (if you wait til you need one they'll be sold out been there at 3 a.m. once)
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 7:25 PM on Sep. 6, 2009

  • oh and for you, tyelnol and lots of coffee (or whatever your form of coffee is)
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 7:30 PM on Sep. 6, 2009

  • I'd say definitely gas drops and vaseline. Those were two things I didn't have, gas drops b/c no one ever told me about them, and vaseline I just didn't think of til my son had a little bit of diaper rash and my mom told me if I spread some on his butt at diaper changes that it would help (he had very sensitive skin).
    tropicalmama

    Answer by tropicalmama at 9:31 PM on Sep. 6, 2009

  • Don't give babies any cold meds.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:34 PM on Sep. 6, 2009

  • Pedialyte. Cool mist humidifier.
    asiamommi

    Answer by asiamommi at 12:59 AM on Sep. 7, 2009

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