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Coughs & Colds | When to Worry | Parents

November 9, 2019


You know your baby will get his first cold
at some point, but that doesn’t make it any easier. You probably already know that colds
and cough medications aren’t recommended for children under age 6 and can even be harmful.
So try these natural remedies instead. If your child is having a hard time breathing
through his nose, use a bulb suction to gently extract the mucus. If he’s all stuffed up
and the mucus is dry, put a few saline drops in one nostril at a time to soften the mucus
first. You’ll wanna run a cool mist humidifier too. The moist air will help him breathe and
relieve his cough while he sleeps. It’s also really helpful to run a hot shower and sit
with your baby in a steam. It will loosen up mucus in his nose and chest. Keep him hydrated.
Fluids help loosen mucus in the nose and throat, so offer him a bottle or the breast as often
as you can. If your child is over 1 year, honey is a good cough suppressant. And try
to remember that every cold is building his immune system so he’ll be stronger and healthier
down the road.

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12 Comments

  • Reply HamidahIshak January 18, 2014 at 1:12 am

    Salaam brothers and sisters,would like to share this knowledge with you..youtube:homeveda children.

  • Reply Alice Davis January 26, 2015 at 10:08 am

    Was under the impression this video would help show coughs to worry about.

  • Reply Kaitlyn McLaren September 21, 2016 at 2:11 am

    So.. when do I worry?

  • Reply Tiffany Allen November 13, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    How do 48 people like this useless video???

  • Reply Jacqueline Redd January 28, 2017 at 3:55 am

    This was a really pointless video…doesn't even answer "when to worry?"

  • Reply Manpreet Kaur September 27, 2017 at 3:30 am

    can we give honey to 3 month old baby

  • Reply Iffi Ah September 27, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    can any one guess what type of cough it is please
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7X7sUDVLsQ&feature=youtu.be

  • Reply Alisha Jacob November 29, 2017 at 4:21 am

    Some more useful tips to handle babies when they are sick
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtKrpSPklixi0k2AtIaNws-K1Qq2yiSjm

  • Reply Christopher Knoble February 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm

    This video title is deceiving.. people come to get easy answers by watching a video not to be directed to a web page after nothing was even discussed on the video.

  • Reply Vani Sri Andavar March 31, 2018 at 12:57 am

    4 1/2 months baby having cough.she have lot of hair,sweating,what can i do

  • Reply anjelina julie April 25, 2018 at 4:28 pm

    There is a really effective herbal remedy for common cold "cold be gone tea". We are more likely to catch a cold during weather change so it’s better to have this tea twice a day even if you are good.

  • Reply sorrow last September 15, 2019 at 9:07 am

    how about drug ?

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