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Blocked nose

(6 Posts)
Yasmine16 Fri 23-Sep-16 00:58:42

I'm a first time mum and I'm currently sitting watching my baby sleep. His nose is blocked and the only thing I haven't got around to buying is a nasal aspirator, I was just wondering if anyone had any other ideas of clearing his nose. Thank yousmile

Superstar90 Fri 23-Sep-16 01:00:39

Saline drops or a few drops of breastmilk popped in his nose smile

Superstar90 Fri 23-Sep-16 01:01:49

Also prop his cot up with books under the feet at one end so he's not lying completely flat

Superstar90 Fri 23-Sep-16 01:03:33

Last thing - you could try very very gentle nose massage on the outside - don't block his nose with it though! - babies under 6 months can only breathe through their noses except when crying

Yasmine16 Fri 23-Sep-16 01:05:54

Thank you so much, I'll give them a gosmile

KARMAisaBtch Fri 23-Sep-16 01:07:31

Using Boots saline drops smile

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