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any tips?

besides bringing her in the bathroom during a hot shower, a cool mist humidifyer, baby vicks, saline, and suction of mucus with a bulb seringe, are there any more tips that will help comfort my 6 month olds congested nose?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:24 PM on Oct. 16, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It sounds like you are doing all you can do.

    Answer by jamesmommy12 at 6:53 PM on Oct. 16, 2009

  • Breastmilk up the nose like the saline but besides that it sounds like you have it covered.


    Answer by Anonymous at 7:32 PM on Oct. 16, 2009

  • breastmilk up the nose. it will aid in clearing out the mucous. oh the power of breastmilk:)

    Answer by naturepeace at 10:01 PM on Oct. 16, 2009

  • I'd add a bit of lanolin or lotion to the area under the nose and upper lip to keep it from getting sore & chapped from wiping/drainage, otherwise you've covered it all.

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 10:37 PM on Oct. 16, 2009

  • Try keeping her upright as much as possible to make it drain more easily.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:56 PM on Oct. 16, 2009

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