So now that cold medicine is off the shelves for kids under 6, what are your strategies for easing your kids symptoms?
David of Washington, DC writes:
>>Remember that apple juice, in addition to being useful for stopped-up kid-plumbing, also helps turn the nose into a leaky faucet. E.g. if your kid has got a stuffed up nose, might try it. And if your kid is constipated with a stuffed-up nose, it’s a no-brainer!
>> According to the Penn State College of medicine, honey has as much cough fighting power as the now-disgraced cough medicine. Check the article out here. (Remember – NO honey for babies under 12 months of age!)
>> Steam! Spend some time in the bathroom with a hot shower running or in close proximity to a vaporizer.
>> If you can, prop the baby’s mattress up so she’s sleeping on an incline. A rolled up towel under the crib mattress can do the trick.
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