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mum2benicole Tue 27-Jan-15 16:06:01

Im 24 weeks with 2nd child my little girl and I woke with cold thanks to daddy! My throat is killing me is it safe to have soothes or other types of cough sweats just need something to ease it up bit

Jaffakake Tue 27-Jan-15 18:14:30

I think Strepsils are best avoided, but the less potent cough sweets are fine. There's a type of Benylin that's ok for pg women, it's in a purple box. It's basically liquid sugar I think.

BadIdeaBear Tue 27-Jan-15 18:20:28

The Jakeman's menthol sweets are great for sore throats and totally safe when pg

Teeste Tue 27-Jan-15 18:22:48

I second Jakeman's - lovely, they are!

JennyBlueWren Tue 27-Jan-15 19:09:12

I've been told that Strepsils are fine. I've been using lighter alternatives though like Soothers.

WishUponAStar88 Tue 27-Jan-15 19:10:50

When I was pregnant last year a pharmacist said yes to soothers but no to strepsils

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