Monday, September 30, 2013

Daughter's first cold

It hit her and me on Thursday.  Mat on Friday.  We're thinking we probably picked it up at the clinic on Tuesday. 

Last night she couldn't sleep because she couldn't breath well through her nose and she doesn't know to breath through her mouth.  So at about 2:30 (after already getting up twice to nurse and calm her... even though she usually makes it until 1 or 2) I went to nurse again and when she fell asleep on my lap I just went with it.  Reclined the couch and tried to get some sleep myself.  Didn't really work, though... and she was still pretty fussy.  She woke with a cry every 1/2 hour or so and I had to calm her back down. 

I'm so tired.  Now she's sitting in her swing content.  I may try to get some sleep....


  1. I feel for you. Little one's just can't understand why they feel so icky. My two favorite tools for a little one's cold are the vaporizer (without Vic's solution) and Nosefrida (a gross but brilliant nose sucker - search Amazon for it). Praying you are all better soon!

  2. I'm so sorry you all have colds. I agree with the vaporizer....but I also found that the baby saline mist spray is a life saver when babies have colds. It loosens up the snots so you can easily suck it out and give them some relief. I hope you all get over it very soon.

  3. I went on Amazon and ordered both the Nosefrida and some baby saline. Thanks ladies!