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February 24th, 2010, 06:21 PM
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Bella has a lot of nasal congestion today (the hubster is getting over a cold and I just got it - so I guess she's getting it too). I just put her to bed and noticed that she was breathing loudly. Should I be overly concerned? I feel like I should be checking on her every minute. She has no fever and besides being a bit crankier then usual, she was fine all day today, with the exception of dried boogies in her nose that I kept cleaning out.

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February 24th, 2010, 06:29 PM
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Elijah had the same thing this weekend. He sounded horrible. Ended up taking Ava to ready-care on Saturday so had him checked too. They said it was an Upper Respitory infection. So basically a cold so nothing to help him really. He's already feeling better. I got some of the saline drops to put in his nose and just kept sucking the boogers out Fun stuff!! Hope your little one feels better soon.
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February 25th, 2010, 04:42 AM
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you can raise her mattress if it really concerns you.

Try Saline spray
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February 25th, 2010, 07:38 AM
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Ty was super congested before her surgery and her ENT told us to use saline spray ( Tilt her head back and drop it in) and then give it a few minutes and suck it out.... Only us the booger sucker a couple times a day though, it inflames the airway

Also, try sleeping with a humidifier at night
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February 25th, 2010, 09:55 AM
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Thanks ladies. I picked up the little noses saline stuff today, so we will try it. It just amazes me that, regardless of the fact that she is all stuffy, when I went in this morning to get her, she was all big smiles! Just makes me want to squeeze the crap out of her! LOL
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February 25th, 2010, 10:13 AM
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awww I hope she feels better. I've used the Little Noses saline drops too, but I don't know how well it's worked for Abe Definitely let her sleep elevated, like in a swing/car seat/bouncy chair if you can.
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