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Toddler coughing at night - what works?

(8 Posts)
milkyman Sun 11-Jan-15 13:02:06

My ds is 2 and has a bit of a cold. As soon as he lies down his cough starts and it keeps him up all night. I've heard onions helps?!

lollipoppi Sun 11-Jan-15 16:08:35

Vicks on the soles of their feet

Crusoe Sun 11-Jan-15 16:17:51

We have used a humidifier for the last few years with my ds who gets horrible coughs. It really helps.

florentina1 Sun 11-Jan-15 17:38:19

We use a large sofa cushion so that he almost sleeps sitting up. Vick on his feet seems to work too.

MadameOvary Sun 11-Jan-15 17:39:06

Yep, Vicks on soles of feet.

AnythingNotEverything Sun 11-Jan-15 17:48:01

We've found keeping DD's room cool helps. Other than that, cosleeping is a life saver.

jules1308 Sun 11-Jan-15 17:49:03

Another vote for Vicks on soles of the feet with socks.

spookyskeleton Sun 11-Jan-15 17:52:44

DS1 had always suffered with this to the extent of he would vomit every night due to the coughing. Having heard about the Vick's on the feet trick, I tried it last time he had a cough and he did not cough all night - truly amazing! Really wish I had known about it all those years we had to regularly change bedding in the middle of the night wink

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