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Bf and the flu

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AnAirOfHope Fri 18-Jan-13 17:26:33

Help

What can i take to get rid of high fever and achyness when parasetomol (sp?) just isnt working?

I feel like shit what can i take?

Thank you

ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Fri 18-Jan-13 17:28:45

You can take ibuprofen too, and that's pretty much about it.

I hope you feel better soon, bf'ing when you really feel ill is tough. Doable, but tough.

stargirl1701 Fri 18-Jan-13 17:49:48

Night Nurse.

Or, if you can find it, Vicks Medinite.

AnAirOfHope Fri 18-Jan-13 17:51:26

Thanks

AnAirOfHope Fri 18-Jan-13 17:55:16

I cosleep and feed at night. I was told i could not take decongestens when bf.

baileyslover Fri 18-Jan-13 17:55:30

Don't think night nurse, contains a decongestant which can reduce milk supply. Ibuprofen definitely okay

stargirl1701 Fri 18-Jan-13 18:03:57

Def NOT Night Nurse and co-sleeping.

Loislane78 Fri 18-Jan-13 18:43:19

Same here sad

It's tough looking after LOs when you feel terrible. I've just been dosing on paracetamol and homemade hot toddies.

Feel well soon!

AnAirOfHope Fri 18-Jan-13 19:28:05

Hope you feel better soon too.

Its pants bf when ill and she is 13 months so can climb up on me lift my top and help herself and i cant fight her off grin

It should be like guilds where you get badges for feeding when ......... insert illness or embarrasing situation.

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