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15 Sick Baby Must Haves To Make Them Feel Better Fast

15 Sick Baby Must Haves To Help Them Feel Better Fast
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Caring for a sick baby is no walk in the park and unfortunately you can expect your baby to catch a cold up to 12 times in their first year.

 

While you may not be able to avoid your baby getting sick you can be prepared with these 15 must haves to make a sick baby feel better.

 

15 Sick Baby Must Haves To Make Them Feel Better Fast

 

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* I am not a doctor. Nothing on this website should be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. If you believe your baby is sick them you should call your primary care physician. *

 

Check Your Sick Baby’s Temperature

 

If you suspect your baby is sick the first thing you’ll want to do is take their temperature. A high temperature can be very dangerous for a baby. Use this resource to determine when it’s time to call the doctor.

 

 

 

A digital thermometer is a must have for taking a squirming baby’s temperature. This one allows you to get a fast one second reading and has a mute mode so it won’t make noise and wake baby up.

 

Find it on Amazon HERE.

 

How To Help A Sick Baby With A Fever Feel Better

 

 

 

You can give your baby medicine to lower their fever and give them pain relief. Tylenol is the #1 pediatrician recommended brand of pain reliever & fever reducer.

 

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The MediFrida is a paci-style medicine dispenser that makes it easy to give your baby medicine without them spitting it out.

 

Find it on Amazon HERE.

 

 

 

The FeverFrida is a cooling pad that can be applied to baby’s forehead and it helps relieve the discomfort of their fever.

 

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How To Help A Sick Baby Sleep

 

 

 

Using a crib wedge pillow will elevate baby’s head to help relieve congestion so they can sleep better.

 

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A humidifier in the nursery is a must for helping a congested baby sleep better.

 

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Before putting baby to sleep try giving them a relaxing bath with a SleepFrida Vapor Bath Bomb before bedtime.

 

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No matter what you try sometimes a sick baby just won’t be able to nap on their own. You can use a baby carrier to give baby a nap on you will still being able to move around and get things done.

 

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How To Decongest A Sick Baby

 

 

Your poor sick baby is bound to wake up in the middle of the night miserable because their little nose is crusted shut with snot. These saline drops work wonders to loosen the mucus.

 

Find them on Amazon HERE.

 

 

Once you’ve loosened the mucus you’ll want to use a nasal aspirator to suck it out. I like this one because it can come apart to be washed.

 

Fine it on Amazon HERE.

 

 

If you need some extra suction you can give the NoseFrida a try. Don’t worry though, the snot does not enter the straw.

 

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Boogie wipes are gentler on red irritated noses than traditional wipes used for cleaning baby’s bottom.

 

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Once baby’s nose is clean an dry you’ll want to apply Aquaphor to soothe and help heal the red irritated skin.

 

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Add these essential oil bath drop to your baby’s bath and allow them to soak while breathing in the soothing vapors.

 

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Apply Vick’s Baby Rub to baby’s chest, neck and back for soothing comfort.

 

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