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December 28th, 2012, 07:46 AM
TVH TVH is offline
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So our LO has really bad congestion, not a cold, just sinus issues. Any advice for dealing with it? She can't sleep well and sometimes nursing is an issue. We use saline drops but they don't help much.
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December 28th, 2012, 07:55 AM
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We use saline drops and we have a Graco battery operated nasal aspirator. It works great. Love it so much better than the blue aspirator from the hospital. We use it before we feed her
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December 28th, 2012, 07:58 AM
mollymalone's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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We use the saline drops & aspirator too. It doesn't totally do the trick, but it keeps things bearable. We also use a cool air humidifier at night, which seems to help some.

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December 28th, 2012, 08:15 AM
BlndGrl8's Avatar Kaitlin & Cameron's Mommy
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I posted a link to the NoseFrida which works really well for getting all of the snot out! I would use that and the nasal drops!
Thank you Vicki... for my siggy!!
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December 28th, 2012, 09:12 AM
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I don't know how this helps,but everyone I know swears by putting baby Vicks on their feet, and then putting their socks on.

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December 28th, 2012, 07:38 PM
kristiemarie518's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Humidifier for sure and vicks baby. Makes sure if you don't het the baby version you get something without camphor.

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