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My baby's sick.. :(

its been like ten days, she's 8 months old and she has a cough that causes her to cough and throw up mostly at night, and sometimes through the day. i took her to the doctor once and he said it'll go away, its just a cough. but how can it get better?

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fefe87

Asked by fefe87 at 3:05 PM on May. 2, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • when babies get sick, it does seem like its forever. if you feel it isn't getting better though, maybe have her seen again. You can use baby vicks and a humidifier though - good luck.. its so hard when babies are sick
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 3:08 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • yeah it is. she doesnt have a cold, just a cough, and she throws up whenever she needs to cough something up. poor thing. sorry TMI
    fefe87

    Comment by fefe87 (original poster) at 3:09 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • you can try propping her up at night - put a blanket under the crib mattress, maybe that will help the congestion
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 3:12 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • Give her lots of fluids, use a humidifier, try to keep her upright as much as possible.

    She might have allergies.
    I hope she feels better soon
    RedRowan

    Answer by RedRowan at 4:16 PM on May. 2, 2011

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