The Friday before Winter Break I was so excited. Two weeks off, a trip to California to visit family and friends, and most importantly, full time with my mister and little guy. And then it happened, Friday evening, the little guy’s temperature kept climbing, reaching a 101 degrees, he couldn’t sleep, threw up, clingy all night…and then I got sick too!
Well, mommy and baby survived after a week of sickness. What helped us through it?
Our little guy was very congested during his flu and the NoseFrida worked a lot better than the traditional bulb sucker. To use it, you have to put one end up the nostril and the other end in your mouth. You suck the boogers out. It’s pretty gross, but effective.
The forehead thermometer made it very easy to take the little guy’s temperature. On the night his temperature reached 101 degrees, we had to take his temperature often. I’m glad we didn’t have to use a rectal thermometer.
Living in Chicago, this humidifier has been great! We use it throughout the winter season. It is actually my second Crane humidifier. Our first was the cow which I loved so much I purchased it as a gift for my expectant sister-in-law. When the little guy was sick we needed to make sure the air wasn’t too dry for him. This humidifier has various settings and the cone top can be moved and adjusted to flow in the direction you want. I highly recommend this humidifier.
How about you? Any tips you can offer for a sick baby?
Disclosure: Items marked with an * is a product I received for free. The stories and opinions expressed are that of my own.