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best way to give medicine to a newborn

(3 Posts)
bumbly Sat 22-Sep-07 22:05:49

got a syringe from boots but am sure it doesnt do the palate any good as LO crunched on it today = ouch!

any suggetions??

ta and thanks!!

wink

scienceteacher Sat 22-Sep-07 22:07:05

Put the syringe just inside the corner of his mouth and be very patient. Do it drop by drop.

bumbly Sat 22-Sep-07 22:08:32

oh bril thanks very much that would explain why LO wasnt happy - perhaps gave med too fast

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