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Are Humidifiers Safe In Baby Nursery
Yes: Yes humidifiers are safe but they do need to be cleaned often because they do get some bacterial growth which then can be in the mist put out in the air and be of potential risk of causing infection. ...Read more
Increasing the humidity in your home helps eliminate the dry air that can irritate and inflame the passages in the nose and throat. Humidified air can relieve the discomfort of colds and the flu. Using a humidifier in the home can help relieve a stuffy nose and can help break up mucus so you ...Read more
I am using a humidifier in my babies room. Is it safe to use bacteriostat in the humidifier? Thank you in advance.
I am 30 weeks pregnant. I bought a Vicks humidifier. Is it safe for my unborn baby that I use a Vicks scent pad inside the humidifier?
Age ??: Early infancy is marked by marked sensitivity to irritants ; dependence on narrow nasal passages for breathing. Later childhood employs mouth breathing to bypass much of the congestion. I hate vicks steam; consider it air pollution. A lifestyle audit to eliminate any odors/irritants in a kids sleeping area + humidity or steam as long as the measured humidity. ...Read more
Yes: There shouldn't be an issue with doing so, as it is basically just distilled water with no fluoride. The only concern is your dental health. So, discuss with your dentist. If your question is, will it harm your pregnancy, then the answer is no. It will not harm your pregnancy to drink nursery water, but may be a waste of money for you. Consider just using a filter with your tap water. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi im nearly 9weeks pregnant and work in a nursery there is a case of chicken pox going around and suspected hand foot and mouth is this safe for baby?
Find out immunity: You should have your doctor see if you are immune to chicken pox. If you are you don't have to worry about that. ...Read more
My baby will be born end of January. Can I use vaporizer for him? Cool mist or steam? Humidifier or vaporizer, which are better?
Read the instruction: Hard water deposits will accumulate in humidifiers that use heat to create the humidity. The manufacturer's directions should recommend a household mixture or a product you can purchase to attempt to remove the deposits. Only use what the manufacturer recommends, or you may damage the humidifier. ...Read more
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