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Sick 16 month old?

She has a cough and congestion, what's safe to give her? Vicks I've heard different answers?

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Asked by jilliank1109 at 8:49 PM on Feb. 26, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • yeah, vicks. they do have a milder baby vicks. there's really not much else besides saline solution and sucking nasal passages....which at that age they really really hate lol
    If it seems like she's not gettin better or it sounds like it's going into her chest take her in just in case!
    Put your ear to her chest and back and listen for rattling or congestion in the chest. Don't confuse it though with the rattle of nasal congestion!

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:52 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • cold mist humidifier, they make mentholated bubble baths for babies too, I know johnsons and california baby have them, try staying away from dairy, more clear liquids/ juice, and like the pp said saline spray and sucker

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

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