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Old 11-06-2006, 10:07 AM   #1
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First time mommie needs HELP re sick baby

My baby is 11 months and he has a pretty bad cold (he's raspy and congested no green/yellow mucus though) what can I do to make him feel better? He's feeling so bad and I don't know what to do. Also he has an under arm temp of 99 is that high??? HELP ME!!
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Old 11-06-2006, 10:08 AM   #2
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Re: First time mommie needs HELP re sick baby

His temp sounds fine to me... but do watch it.

If you have a humidifier, run it. Otherwise, we really liked warm baths with vicks rub or the vicks baby bath-- fluids, rest, sleep.

I'm really hesitant to give cold meds or any kind--
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Old 11-06-2006, 10:11 AM   #3
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Re: First time mommie needs HELP re sick baby

I generally don't worry about a fever under about 102. Have you tried some Vick's vapor rub? I believe you can even make your own by mixing some vasoline and euclyptus oil (if you have any). I think they also make things that plug into the wall now if you don't wanna rub it on his chest.
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