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HELP my boys - 7 months, 2 yrs and 3 yrs all have runny noses and horrible chesty coughs. what can i do to help them?

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diddle Wed 11-Nov-09 19:59:11

particularly my 7 month old who i can hear spluttering in bed as i type. anyone know of any good medicines i can try herbal or not?
please help

girlsyearapart Wed 11-Nov-09 20:34:50

Have you tried raising cot at their head- yellow pages/rolled up towel under mattress?

Took dd1 who is 2 to doctor with same he said it's the 'typical winter virus' and advised hot drinks, taking her into steamy bathroom as many times a day as possible, keeping her in the warm as much as poss and calpol.

Also have a calpol vapour plug thing which seems to work well.

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