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9mth old struggling to take bottle due to cold

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wheredoesallthesnotcomefrom Sat 04-Dec-10 12:24:47

DD is struggling to take a bottle due to really bad cold/stuffed nose.

Is not off food.

Will i be ok for a few days not stressing over her milk intake?

I have been making her porridge and rice and managing to get about 5oz of milk into it and she is eating that no problem.

Also eating yoghurts ok

any other suggestions welcome smile

backtowork2 Sat 04-Dec-10 19:19:26

I wouldn't worry. Just keep offering and let her eat / drink what she wants. In worst cases I ended up feeding mine jellies just to get liquid into them. We used childrens Olbas oil - found a few drop on the shoulder of their clothes about 10 mins before feeding time cleared the airways enough to take a better feed. Hope this helps!

Seona1973 Sat 04-Dec-10 20:17:45

you can get saline sprays/drops for babies that should help clear her nose.

wheredoesallthesnotcomefrom Sun 05-Dec-10 01:47:48

thanks for this
can't get out at the moment (weather!)
but will have someone who can help on monday morning

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