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Sick of being poorly

(5 Posts)
Newbie13 Fri 28-Dec-12 18:34:40

Hey all, I am 8 weeks pregnant and have been down with what I think is flu for nearly 3 days!!
Have taken paracetamol and tried to stay hydrated but the congestion in my face is killing me! Can any one recommend any natural decongestants that are safe for preggas ladies?? I am desperado!! Please help!!
Thanks x

wildirishrose Fri 28-Dec-12 18:36:43

A bowl of hot water and a few drops of Olbas Oil, put a towel over your head to trap the steam. Hope you feel better soon.

Newbie13 Fri 28-Dec-12 18:41:00

Thanks for this. Will have to get oil tomorrow as chemist now closed!!! Was hoping there was some miracle cure in my food cupboard? Haha! I feel like actual death!

wildirishrose Fri 28-Dec-12 18:58:45

You could try Honey, Lemon and Ginger drink (If you have them in the cupboard)

Newbie13 Sat 29-Dec-12 17:35:46

I am thankfully feeling better today. Went to the GP in the end and was prescribed Amoxycillin which is a massive relief!! Am on the hot water, honey and lemon which is really good!! Still have a healthy appetite too! Thanks to those who responded! smile

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