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baby cold

i have a 5 month son who been coughing and have a stuffy nose.. any ideas what to do..(not running a fever)

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Asked by lscott2208 at 10:06 PM on Jan. 17, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • sit in a hot steamy bath room for 20 mins and suck out his nose, try some baby vapor rub on his feet at night! a cool mist humidifier works well! good luck!

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 10:08 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Personally, I try to let my kids ride these kinds of things out, remind myself that they are building an immune system, and only give medication if I have to so they can sleep at night...

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 10:11 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Simply Saline baby,and a bulb syringe and lots of cuddles. Hope your lo feels better soon. :)

    Answer by liss05 at 10:12 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Plenty of water... steam thing at night too

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 10:12 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • thansk ladies means alot!!!!

    Comment by lscott2208 (original poster) at 10:17 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • try sitting in a steamy bathroom, cool mist humidifier, and salien drops :) theres not much you can do at this age for a cough unfortunatly

    Answer by SimplyErathy at 2:41 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

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