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Pregnant and coughing up a lung...

Anything I can take? I've been sucking on hard candy to help and drinking water but I keep going into coughing fits. Anything yall know of?

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MommaWoods

Asked by MommaWoods at 3:59 PM on May. 27, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • call ur doctor could be harmful to baby
    aliciareichle

    Answer by aliciareichle at 4:00 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Oh wow.. Congrats on #3 Momma... woohooo!!!!!
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 4:13 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Give your OB/Midwife a call Congrats. :)
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 4:17 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • I know Robitusin is on the safe list my dr. gave me but I'd call your dr. before I took anything to make sure
    mom2devin11005

    Answer by mom2devin11005 at 4:21 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • phone nhs helpline love.... hope all goes well xx
    LisaHagan

    Answer by LisaHagan at 4:23 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Best thing is natural stuff: Hot tea with lemon/honey is good. Hard candy MIGHT bring temporary relief, but ultimately the sugar in it is going to keep you from getting well and probably make your cough worse. Drink LOTS of water. Carry a water bottle around with you and take a sip every time you cough. You can put some lemon in it. Good luck!
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 6:42 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Tablespoon of honey. Vicks on the soles of your feet, with socks on so it doesn't rub off all over ;). I know there are other "cough syrup" recipes using honey, vinegar, lemon juice, etc, but I cannot remember them - maybe google can help. Claritin is pregnancy safe, if it might be due to allergies/post nasal drip. Call your doc too.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:02 PM on May. 27, 2011

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