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Remind me - is it a good idea to squirt BM up my baby's nose?

(8 Posts)
Swaliswan Tue 15-Sep-09 10:59:26

Not for general entertainment, she has a cold. I know that BM is the best thing for sticky eyes. Is it good for nasal congestion too?

Tinkerisdead Tue 15-Sep-09 11:05:23

yep, that or nasosal work a treat grin

Swaliswan Tue 15-Sep-09 11:16:36

Thought so.

BM is free and I have a ready made supply so I'll try that first!

mawbroon Tue 15-Sep-09 12:41:28

I have read this, but never tried it.

Let us know if it works!

UndomesticatedGoddess Tue 15-Sep-09 14:13:45

I use it.

All those lovely antibodies.

Swaliswan Tue 15-Sep-09 19:54:06

I tried it and it did work just as well as nasal saline drops. DD2 was more upset that the milk wasn't going into her mouth than anything else!

Alibabaandthe40nappies Tue 15-Sep-09 21:14:09

BM is brilliant for all kinds of stuff. DS was prone to infant acne and I used to rub some milk over his face and it would clear up. 'Tis fabulous stuff

norktasticninja Tue 15-Sep-09 21:21:06

I tried this last night but it was dark and it went rather wrong. Poor DS got it everywhere except up his nose.

Does a great job if you switch the light on so you can see what you're doing...

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