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cool mist humidifier or vicks vapor warm stream?

Which is better for a baby who just turned 1 month old who is really congested and has a cold that is getting worse? Graco Cool mist humidifier or vicks vapor warm stream?

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heatherb8924

Asked by heatherb8924 at 8:18 PM on Feb. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I use the warm steam ones, but the cool mist are safer because a child can't burn themselves when they pull it down on themselves.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 8:24 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • I like the vicks one, we own 2 of them. Although you do have to keep them up due to steam burns. Good Luck. Hope your little one feels better soon!
    hotrodmomma

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 8:24 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • Cool mist, babies that young can have their airways constrict due to the warmth of vapors and that is not good, cool mist helps with congestion and makes breathing easier.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 8:44 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

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