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Can U Use Vicks Vapor Rub When Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I don't advise it: This product is marketed with the idea that stinky medicine smell is therapeutic. It replicates the aroma therapy indian tribes uses in sweat lodges with pine pitch. I don't recommend it for kids under 2 as the smell often aggravates congestion. ...Read more
Vicks.Com says....: The vicks site states(http://www.Vicks.Com/faq/) 'it's always best to check with your physician before using any medication while pregnant or nursing. Because your doctor has your medical records and your medication records, and understands your overall health, he or she is in the best position to advise you.'. ...Read more
Why?: Would you apply Vicks Vapor Rub on the stomach? It is meant for rubbing over the chest, and around the nostrils. ...Read more
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My 4 month old baby is congested can I use Vicks vapor rub I use the Vicks vaporizer it helps sometimes
Probably.: My mother was a huge vicks fan; anytime my nose was close to running, i would get dipped in a huge vat of vicks, and then she would slide me into bed like a salami. And i'm still here, so i suppose it's okay. Whether or not it actually helped, or just made my mom feel better, is another question. I think the menthol probably does help, at least a little. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe fot pregnant woman to use rexall vapor rub instrad of vicks to rub on the nose to breath?
HealthTap doctors...: ...are asked not to endorse commercial products. That being said, considerable similarity exists between the two in question. ...Read more
Not on skin: I wouldn't advise putting full strength vicks on the baby's skin, but it would be ok to use it on the clothing. You might do better to use the tablets that dissolve in the shower, and sit with your baby in the steamy bathroom with the shower running and do a 'sauna treatment' if the baby is congested. You can also use any way to increase humidity in the home, like a humidifier. Clean daily! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't advise it : Although a common part of many parents medicine chest, I do not advise the use of vapor rub or similar products on any infant under six months(especially premi's). Any fume or fragrance producing product can lead to excessive internal nasal swelling & congestion of the young infant & increased breathing difficulty. The older infant & child can mouth breathe & bypass this effect. ...Read more
Baby vicks: There is a special formulation for babies and kiddos. Try putting it on the bottoms of their feet and then putting on thin socks so they don't get it everywhere. There is also a nice night-light/vaporizer that uses little medicated pads to spread the vapors around the room. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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