With the flu and sickness epidemic floating around, me and baby Titan are sick. Yes we both have the cant sleep- runny nose drip thing going on. As a first time mom I’m experiencing my little one go through this for the first time and it has been a ride to say the least. We don’t have the flu but more so of the common cold . Here is my list of the TOP 3 things that helped me while Titan was sick . I will also leave a link below for a few signs of when its time to take your little one to the doctor.
Top 3 items that helped me while my child was sick
- HAND SANITIZER – I always keep this on me in my diaper bag or purse but its especially important to always wash your hands before handling your baby when sick and after. You do not want to keep transferring any germs between your little one or you.
- NOSE SUCTION- I’m not going to even try to convince you that baby’s love when you use this item, but its helped me so much with Titans clogged nose. By using this through out the day my baby felt more relief when he slept & during his Breastfeeding session. I saw more of a improvement in him. He was able to focus more on his meal and didn’t have to struggle as much to breathe. ( Side note * he did cry sometimes when I did it, so afterwards I placed a little Vaseline around his nose to help the dryness or irritation .)
- Humidifier – This is a miracle from the gods! No more old school getting in your bathtub and running the shower so steam can feel your nostrils. All you do is fill this item up with water and let it do the work for you. It helps you breathe better and filters out clean air .