so the docs say to avoid using the manual suction bulb to siphon mucous out of my baby’s nose. he says the bulb will irritate her passages and cause her to produce more.
the US Federal Drug Administration has suggested that parents STOP giving their infant children decongestants and other over the counter meds as a precautionary measure b/c it appears too many ppl have been over medicating their young. Some drug manufacturers have actually voluntarily pulled their products off of shelves in fear of lawsuits. What tha? I’m smart about reading dosing charts. I won’t overmedicate my sweet child. How is this a solution? Let the kids suffer through it? Gotta get my herbalist aunties on the phone stat!
so the best solution, pediatrician says, is to put saline drops in her nose and allow the mucous to drain on its own.
poor baby can’t blow her nose. i mean, she just discovered that her hands were connected to her body the other day and now she has to deal with having all this snot up her nose! dang it!Over 9 million people have enjoyed Bellyitch's Award-winning Celeb "bumpwatch" pregnancy and parenting blog. Trying to Conceive? Download our FREE Fertility 100 ebook. Hunting for Top Maternity or Kids Brands? Our Bellyitch 100 is the free resource for you. Baby Shower Shopping? Check out out Top Picks on Amazon or our Gift Guides.