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Horrid cold. What can I take?

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Luciferbox Thu 05-Feb-15 12:18:54

The title says it all. I'm 15 weeks pregnant and I've been suffering with a horrid head cold for the past two days. What can I take to make me feel semi-human?

lillamyy1 Thu 05-Feb-15 12:33:29

Unfortunately nothing with decongestant or ibuprofen as they're bad for baby. Aspirin is fine, as are paracetamol or paracetamol w codeine if you've got a headache. For bungy nose, the only thing you can do is inhale some steam from a bowl with a towel over your head. It's horrible having a cold and not being able to take decongestant. Hope you get well soon.

applecore0317 Thu 05-Feb-15 12:42:56

olbas oil on your pillow at night, hot water with honey and lemon and paracetamol if you want, I didn't take the paracetamol, but found the hot water with honey and lemon good

Midwife said that was about it

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