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How can you relieve your child's congestion?

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  • Thin mucus in a stuffy nose with saline nose drops.
  • Remove mucus from a baby's nose with a suction bulb.
  • Use a humidifier in your child's room or take your child into the bathroom with a steamy shower running.

From: Coughs WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Cough Instruction Sheet."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Cough" and "Treating Bronchiolitis in Infants."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 8, 2019

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Cough Instruction Sheet."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Cough" and "Treating Bronchiolitis in Infants."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 8, 2019

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