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Baby Breathes Loud While Sleeping
5 month old baby will not sleep without the use of Benadryl d. Used a few times to help her breathe at night. Now she won't sleep without it.
Are you on Ventolin: for asthma, or is he? If you are concerned that he may have obstructive sleep apnea or asthma, video him for 5-10 minutes while he sleeps. Take him I& the video to his pediatrician. Asthma does run in families. If he's on Ventolin, do this anyway, if you think his current dose is not working. ...Read more
How much salt do I put in the water for drops to clear my baby's air way? He is 6months old he's sleepy but can't stay sleep because he can't breathe thru his nose he's had a cold for about a day
Homemade saline drop: If your baby can't eat because his nose is so stuffed or if he's working harder to breathe (look at his chest without close on and watch him breath) then you should seek care from your doctor. Saline drops are: 8 ounces of water (1 measuring cup) with 1/2 teaspoon of non-iodized table salt and a pinch of baking soda. Use a fresh batch every time. Only use two drops at a time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for my 6 month old baby to stomach breathe while sleeping at night? He pulls air from his stomach and onto his chest, it looks like wave
What may be causing my persistent anal itch? I have tried using baby wipes to be sure i'm clean after using the bathroom, cornstarch baby powder to keep area dry, sleeping without underwear to allow the area to breathe. I also used eucerin cream which mad
THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel or baby wipes with lanolin! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby in sleep makes snoring sounds as if he has difficulty breathing r like some blockage.He breathes normal wen not sleeping.Anything to worry?
Maybe. Make a movie.: To show the pediatrician what's happening, the parents can make a movie of the shirtless baby's breathing. Show the face, chest, and tummy at the same time, so the doctor can see how everything moves during breathing. A minute into the movie, open the mouth to show how the breathing changes; and then a minute later, close the mouth to show how the breathing changes again. ...Read more
1 month baby has a runny nose, has trouble sleeping, sounds like he chokes when when he breathes and has been fussy. Has no fever. What can be wrong?
I can't let my baby cry her self to sleep coz she cries so hard she can hardly breath, what shall I do in such a case, shall i still leave her cry hard?
See her pediatrician: Take along a video of an episode. If she has no congenital heart or lung disease, have a set bedtime & routine: read, rock, wipe out her mouth after her last feed, then put her on her back in her crib in her own room, drowsy, but awake to learn to self-calm for sleep. Doing this between 1-4 mos. Helps her consolidate sleep & avoids " trained night crying" at 6 months & older. ...Read more
Normal brathing: A baby breathes faster than we do. The breathing you are hearing is due a shortened airwy present in infants. ...Read more
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