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VAPORIZOR??

MY 11 WEEK OLD HAS A COLD, TOOK HER TO THE DOCTOR ALREADY. SHE IS PRETTY CONGESTED, HOW WELL DO VAPORIZORS WORK??? WHAT ELSE WORKS TO HELP CLEAR IT UP?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:48 PM on Oct. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • you fill it up with water and plug it in, duh!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:49 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • Taking the baby in the shower with you.
    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 4:49 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • vicks baby rub on the feet, cool mist humidifier instead of vaporizer, don't let her sleep laying flat (roll up a blanket and put under the mattress so that she sleeps on an incline), get some nasal saline for congestion. good luck
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 4:51 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • my son is five months old and he has the same thing im thinking the same thing but until i make up my mind im using saline drops in hisnose and baby vics at night
    momma051209

    Answer by momma051209 at 4:59 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • btw you can get the non water vaperizors by vics
    momma051209

    Answer by momma051209 at 5:00 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • i have always been told not to use vaporizors on small babies,run warm water in the tub
    BUSYLOVINGHIM

    Answer by BUSYLOVINGHIM at 5:01 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • btw you can get the non water vaperizors by vics

    Caution, mine cracked within a week and the single use pads can get expensive if you have a child that is prone to congestion.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 5:02 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • The vic's humidifier is good
    MommaRox4683

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 5:17 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • Vaporizers work by putting moisture in the air. The extra moisture helps keep the congestion loose so it will drain, and they can breathe.

    Keep her head elevated (we put towels under the mattress).
    Suction her nose when you see it's real snotty.
    Steam her in the bathroom at least once a day, more if needed.
    Saline drops also help keep the congestion loose.
    Tylenol for discomfort if needed.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 5:50 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

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