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What do i do about my 1 month old. she's seems like she 's all congested. i dont know what to do.

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crl2007

Asked by crl2007 at 10:27 PM on Feb. 16, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Do you have a vicks humidifier??? That usually works for my babies.
    TamikaJovan

    Answer by TamikaJovan at 10:30 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • actually no we dont. we need to get one, but gotta wait for taxes to come in.
    crl2007

    Comment by crl2007 (original poster) at 10:32 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • Call their doctor. But for immediate relief I recommend a humidifier in their room.
    MamaStuart

    Answer by MamaStuart at 10:35 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • humidifier worked great with my little one !
    proudmommy2b01

    Answer by proudmommy2b01 at 10:42 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • i appretate everyones input's. i really need some advice
    crl2007

    Comment by crl2007 (original poster) at 10:46 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • Try sitting her up so she will be less congested. I know what you are going through my 2 month old has a nasty cold and an ear infection. Hope she gets to feeling better.
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 10:50 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • gets to the point where she wont quit crying, and i get upset n start crying. im a new mother, havn't been around babies all that much.
    crl2007

    Comment by crl2007 (original poster) at 10:57 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • Hey mama! Do you have a little bouncer seat to put the baby in? Put the shower on, really hot, so it is steamy. Slide over the curtain so all the steam comes out. The hot steam should open her air ways some and help with the congestion.
    MadysonsMama

    Answer by MadysonsMama at 11:02 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • Shower steam always worked wonders with my kiddos
    ELeigh0714

    Answer by ELeigh0714 at 11:40 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • My 2 1/2 month old has been congested and sick for a while now...when he shakes off off cold...another one comes along. I have a 3 year old and 2 year old also so I know that is where he gets it from. Anyways....we have a humidifier which does help. But honestly the best thing that helps him is let him sleep in his swing seat. Night or day. He sleeps 100 times better sitting up because everything flows so much better. Also, you can turn on the shower and shut the door so it steams up really well. Or bundle her up really good and take her outside in the evening cool air for a short time (make sure her ears are covered). FYI the baby vicks rub says not to use it until 3 months of age...it does work very well with my older 2 kids but I haven't put in on my littlest one yet because of the age recommendation.
    kristinashley24

    Answer by kristinashley24 at 11:50 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

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