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Tips on stopping coughing so DS can sleep

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LittlePebble Tue 07-May-13 22:45:53

DS is 18mo and has been woken up last three nights by a horrible dry cough that seems to come in waves. Really bright in himself, no temp, just a snotty nose and this cough. I have given him calpol but any other suggestions welcome.

humblebumble Tue 07-May-13 22:47:28

Have you tried raising one end (where is head is) of his bed?
Humidifier?

quoteunquote Tue 07-May-13 22:49:10

rub vicks on his feet top and bottom,

prop him up,

steamy bath before bed.

LittlePebble Tue 07-May-13 22:51:39

Don't have a humidifier but will try and raise cot at one end thank you.

Would Vicks on Muslin do as I don't want to undress him if possible?

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