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Hooking out Bogies!!!!!!!!?(sorry crude!)

(10 Posts)
Calmriver Mon 09-May-05 20:03:53

Do any of your babies go crazy when you try to clear their noses???It's such a dread!

lunavix Mon 09-May-05 20:05:35

You can get a nasal clearer where you suck on one end and it pulls it out the nose! (I think the fancier ones have a squeezy bulb at one end that does the same thing )
Yes ds hates it too (picking not the nasal things! Don't have one!)

swiperfox Mon 09-May-05 20:07:37

pmsl Didn't know you could get them without the puffer thing on the end - what if you sucked too hard??????

lunavix Mon 09-May-05 20:08:12

theres like a valve thing in the middle (so you aren't sucking up snot )

Calmriver Mon 09-May-05 20:08:49

I have a bulb one from the States, but dd still goes nuts!They are brilliant contraptions, but she doesn't like it, unless she can hold it and play with it, which then leads to chewing it, BUT that obviously isn't a nice idea.

elibelly Mon 09-May-05 20:11:31

apparently when kids eat their bogies it is good for boosting the immune system (read it in New Scientist I think) so maybe chewing the nasal clearer should be encouraged

Calmriver Mon 09-May-05 20:13:18

Lol!Just had dinner....yum!

piffle Mon 09-May-05 20:28:36

my dd loves it... she's 2.5 and just beginning on the bogie fascination trail

Calmriver Mon 09-May-05 20:58:19

Lol, kids are fantastic!!!

wavingordrowning Mon 09-May-05 20:59:04

I keep a specially long finger nail on my little finger Works a treat...

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