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my 8 months babygirl is getting a cold she has alot of watering burgers coming out her nose--she sometimes swallow them and chokes on them- any tips plz

she also not sleeping good at night she wakes up out of no where and starts crying -- ive give her tylenol but dosnt seem to work-- anything else i could do--

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Genesis29

Asked by Genesis29 at 6:07 AM on Nov. 28, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • baby tylenol ofcourse..
    Genesis29

    Comment by Genesis29 (original poster) at 6:08 AM on Nov. 28, 2010

  • Lots of vitamin c and keep her nose wiped with a soft wipe.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 6:10 AM on Nov. 28, 2010

  • Run a humidifier in her room during the night or if you don't have one, before she goes to bed (and if she wakes during the night) take her in the bathroom and turn the shower on all hot and sit in there with her for a good 20-30 minutes. The steam will help clear her out. Then use an aspirator or Qtip and clean out her nose so she can sleep. Rub some vicks lotion on her chest and cover with a onsie and pj's so she can't get to it herself - but the menthol will help her breathe. I never recommend using Tylenol (even children's but especially infants). The better option to use is CHILDREN's Advil/Ibuprofen. First of all, the infant's is A LOT MORE CONCENTRATED and very easy to overdose! Advil/Ibuprofen is better than Tylenol because it is easier on the liver/kidneys AND lasts longer. Use it sparingly though as with all meds, anyone can grow immune to their effectiveness. Try elevating baby's head of her crib mattress also. GL!
    Babylove76

    Answer by Babylove76 at 1:51 AM on Nov. 30, 2010

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