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    Default Natural cough remedies??

    I've had a shocking cough following a chest infection for the last month. Pharmacists have told me cough suppressants aren't recommended in the third trimester so I've just been dealing with it, but it's getting really painful now so would love to find something that helps. Does anyone know of anything, natural or otherwise, that I can take? I'm a few days off 36 weeks.
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    The only thing I can think if is honey and lemon tea to help sooth your throat

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    A teaspoon of manuka honey

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    Thanks ladies, tried the honey and lemon this afternoon and it didn't do much ill look into the manuka honey!

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    Yep honey helps. I had whooping cough last year and it was the only thing that helped a little.

    P. S Google cough medicine and you'll see that numerous studies all conclude cough medicine doesn't help. Only pharmacists recommend it Cause it makes them alot of money!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    A teaspoon of manuka honey
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    P. S Google cough medicine and you'll see that numerous studies all conclude cough medicine doesn't help. Only pharmacists recommend it Cause it makes them alot of money!
    And this!

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    What about Rikodeine? It's a codeine based cough suppressant. And yes it does work. Not 100% sure if it's safe or not, you'd have to ask your pharmacist, but I remember having it... during pregnancy maybe or maybe it was breastfeeding.

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    I was told not to take codeine based medication while breastfeeding or while pregnant?

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    Quote Originally Posted by headoverfeet View Post
    I was told not to take codeine based medication while breastfeeding or while pregnant?
    I *think* that it's not allowed during breastfeeding. But pg it is.


 

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