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Wat can i do for my daughter when she only 9 mounth year old and has a bad cough

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rena2100

Asked by rena2100 at 1:40 PM on Feb. 1, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • use a humidifyer in the room or go into the bathroom with her and run the shower (don't get in the shower) hot steam will help her
    Mommy2Gabrielle

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 1:43 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Infant Tylenol goes a long way. A humidifier in her room might help too.
    AdensMama0308

    Answer by AdensMama0308 at 1:43 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Thank yall very much
    rena2100

    Comment by rena2100 (original poster) at 1:49 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Tylenol is for relieving fever or pain. If your baby has neither of these symptoms, I would stay away from it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the NUMBER ONE cause of liver damage.

    Be sure she is getting plenty of liquids, so that any mucus she produces can be thin enough for her to cough out. A humidifier is helpful too. If you can collect any of the mucus she coughs up, check to be sure it is not discolored. Also, keep an eye on her temperature, babies sometimes develop fevers very quickly. If she does have a fever, infant ibuprofen works faster than Tylenol, and is safer. GL :-)
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 1:57 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Try putting vapor rub on the bottom of her feet then put socks on. Also rub it on her chest before bed. Keep her head elevated while sleep and use saline drops to thin the mucus and suction out whatever is in her nose.
    Proverbs_31

    Answer by Proverbs_31 at 4:53 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • okay i will try that thank u
    rena2100

    Comment by rena2100 (original poster) at 5:00 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Take him to the pedi and get it checked out. my son is the same age and he had a bad cough for almost a week. I took him to the pedi and it was the start of bronchitis. she gave him meds.
    wood1980

    Answer by wood1980 at 3:23 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

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