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10 week old baby with a cold & sickness

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TruffleTasha Wed 05-Oct-11 07:50:32

Hi, my baby girl is 10wks and has had a cold since Saturday. With this cold she is being sick about twice a day sad We are giving her Nasasol drops to clear her nose, but is there anything else I can do to help the cold/ sickness go? and roughly how long do colds last in babies?
Thanks smile

Lardiferousthemagnificant Wed 05-Oct-11 19:23:42

Hi TruffleTasha,

Poor baby! I think you can now use small doses of calpol, (after 2 months) and I also used carvol, which are little capsules you can sprinkle around the moses basket to help babies breathe - these do smell quite strong so don't put them anywhere too near her face/skin. It shouldn't last too long - but if you are worried maybe try ringing your hv or dr?

Hope she gets better soon, xx

Lardiferousthemagnificant Wed 05-Oct-11 19:31:46

ps if she is being sick, keep offering her milk so she doesn't get dehydrated x

TruffleTasha Fri 07-Oct-11 10:58:05

Thanks for the replies smile she is starting to get better. She hasn't been sick today so far!! grin x

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