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coughing all night

DS has had 2 bad nights of sleep due to coughing. We have him elevated. Is there anything else that helps? I know they can't have cough medicine at this age.
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Re: coughing all night

  • A humidifier if you don't have one going already.
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  • I make ds "cough juice."  It is basically mild tea, honey, and a little juice all heated up.  It is soothing for his throat and really helped with coughing.  
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  • We put a little bit of honey in their milk and if they wake up coughing a lot I give them a bit of honey. Otherwise just a humidifier and elevate their mattress a little if they're really congested.
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  • As silly as it sounds try Vicks vapo rub on the soles of his feet them socks on top so the blankets don't get greasy. I didn't believe it until I tried it in my son a few weeks ago when he had a terrible cough and he slept through the night without one co
  • image kdemun:
    As silly as it sounds try Vicks vapo rub on the soles of his feet them socks on top so the blankets don't get greasy.
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  • A cool mist humidifier can really help.  After weeks of dealing with a nigttime cough for my kids, we put one in and it cleared up.  Also, my doctor said you can give a dose of benadryl since they can't do real cough medicine.  He didn't ev

     

     

     

     

     

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