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dd just been sick - sher's tired and cold how doi I get the sick out of her hair

(20 Posts)
cazzybabs Tue 16-Sep-08 21:10:45

please - i am pathetic any tips or do I bung her in the shower

FiveGoMadInDorset Tue 16-Sep-08 21:12:04

We ususally give her a warm bath, cuddle and then back to bed

psychomum5 Tue 16-Sep-08 21:12:08

have you got a hand shower??

if so, lean her over the bath, shower her hair, and then wrap her up and snuggle her (and a bowl).

<<sympathies.....tis horrid when they sick>>

morningpaper Tue 16-Sep-08 21:12:10

bung in shower, do it quickly

then tie it back/plaint it so further vomming doesn't get in the way

sorry but I can't bear cuddling children with sick-covered hair, so shower torture it is

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Tue 16-Sep-08 21:12:30

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MmeLindt Tue 16-Sep-08 21:13:10

very quick shower then wrap up warm. Poor wee soul, hope that she is better soon

DanJARMouse Tue 16-Sep-08 21:13:27

second mallory blush slattern that i am!

cazzybabs Tue 16-Sep-08 21:13:28

thanks ladies - I love MN...no shower cap so shower it is....

snottynoses Tue 16-Sep-08 21:14:01

a quick bath and bed

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Tue 16-Sep-08 21:14:31

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cazzybabs Tue 16-Sep-08 21:15:17

I think I am going to wash it in a bucket as its just the ends....

ChacunaSonGout Tue 16-Sep-08 21:16:38

omg - brave it now and she will sleep much better

you CANNOT put a child to sleep with sick in hair

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Tue 16-Sep-08 21:24:14

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DanJARMouse Tue 16-Sep-08 21:25:50

oh yes, you CAN!

I have, and will do again!

DD2 was throwing up every few hours, in her sleep! Like hell was I going to wash her hair each time through the night!

cazzybabs Tue 16-Sep-08 21:26:33

oh bugger it I was reading your other postd asbout bunting cupcake sunday times artyicles and now she's asleep on the sofa with a hoodie on....could I leaver her for dh to deal with when he comes bacvk from the pub?

chilledmama Tue 16-Sep-08 21:27:11

if its not bad...let her go back to sleep.
if its bad and she's upset...get in shower with her and gaive her cuddles while you sort her out

ChacunaSonGout Tue 16-Sep-08 21:30:14

god i must be really anal blush

chilledmama Tue 16-Sep-08 21:33:12

she's already asleep...put her back in her bed!!!wink

morningpaper Wed 17-Sep-08 09:54:27

hope she is feeling better today xxx

Oliveoil Wed 17-Sep-08 09:57:41

depends on volume grin

I have done a swifty wipe down and tied it up before

and a full on bath as she was covered

tip: keep old towels to hand then when they are sick, use them to cover the bed/pillow

when/if they are sick again, just whip the towel away and replace

dump sicky towels in bin bag to clean in the morning (always a joy hmm)

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