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Pregnant with a cold... Is there anything I can take???

(5 Posts)
flamesparrow Sat 30-Jul-05 11:08:39

Just feeling sorry for myself, and want something to make me feel more human.

alexsmum Sat 30-Jul-05 11:11:34

paracetomol and hot blackcurrant juice! thats about it i'm afraid!
i remember begging the pharmacist for something..anything when preg with ds2 and she said nothing was suitable as all contained de congestants etc. it s a bummer.
olbas oil might help? pretty natural.

flamesparrow Sat 30-Jul-05 11:13:13

Poo. Thought that might be the case.

Tried to convince DH last night that the lemsip didn't say not to take it, but that I should ask a doctor .... he wasn't convinced!

SoupDragon Sat 30-Jul-05 11:38:39

I found soluble paracetamol, an echinacea-and-fruit herbal tea and a slug of ribena a perfectly adequate alternative.

motherinferior Sat 30-Jul-05 12:16:58

A steam inhalation might help clear your head a bit, you poor love. The one consolation is that most cold remedies don't actually do much, so at least you're saving money.

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