ADVERTISEMENT

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    8,511
    Thanks
    791
    Thanked
    842
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default 5 month old with cough

    My almost 5 month old has a cough (flem cough). He seems happy and is feeding well, however it is disturbing his sleep.
    Is there anything I can do / use?
    Do you think a vaporiser will help?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,971
    Thanks
    1,871
    Thanked
    943
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I swear by my vaporizer. I have a Vicks one and just use a small amount of Vicks liquid (can't remember what it's called) with water. One thing I will say is make sure you air the room out during the day or wipe down the walls etc after use as I didn't and ended up with mould on the ceiling. I also would rub baby balsam on his chest at night and also on bottom of his feet covered with socks.

    Hope this helps

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    333
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked
    50
    Reviews
    7
    Quote Originally Posted by Happymum2 View Post
    I swear by my vaporizer. I have a Vicks one and just use a small amount of Vicks liquid (can't remember what it's called) with water. One thing I will say is make sure you air the room out during the day or wipe down the walls etc after use as I didn't and ended up with mould on the ceiling. I also would rub baby balsam on his chest at night and also on bottom of his feet covered with socks.

    Hope this helps
    This^^^

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    8,511
    Thanks
    791
    Thanked
    842
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Thanks all. I used to use the vaporiser for ds1 but I wasnt sure if the recommendations have changed. Dh just turned it on now for him.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    603
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    82
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    And be careful using it!!! DD has had a bad cough, I started using the Vicks humidifier in the room and two nights ago, the room had so much "vapor" it was dripping down the walls - and some of the moisture got to an electrical plug board, shorted it and we blew a fuse at 4am! My husbands an electrician and I got a long lecture about how dangerous that could have been, we're lucky it was just a blown fuse. Maybe be extra diligent about where in the room u place the humidifier.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Worried about cough...
    By Cue in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 11-06-2012, 21:31
  2. Cough mix? Yes or no?
    By pinkplease3 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 10-06-2012, 13:25
  3. *cough* awards *cough*
    By Guest1234 in forum Games & fun stuff
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 24-02-2012, 02:20

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

FEATURED SUPPORTER
The Fix Program Sydney CBD and BroadwayPregnancy and women's health physio, pregnancy and new mum Pilates classes taught by our physios for you and bub. ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›

ADVERTISEMENT