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How can I get my baby to better cooperate (stay still) during breathing treatments?
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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Distraction
Anybody who has done a nebulizer knows it's a noisy, scary thing.
It vibrates, and sounds like a jet engine. Plus there's steam, and while all this is upsetting the baby, you're going to go cover her face with it. Most babies will calm after awhile as they realize when all this happens their breathing gets easier, but at first, simple distraction is the only trick, with music, tv, puppets, etc.

In brief: Distraction
Anybody who has done a nebulizer knows it's a noisy, scary thing.
It vibrates, and sounds like a jet engine. Plus there's steam, and while all this is upsetting the baby, you're going to go cover her face with it. Most babies will calm after awhile as they realize when all this happens their breathing gets easier, but at first, simple distraction is the only trick, with music, tv, puppets, etc.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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Dr. Andres R Villar
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not easy
Discuss the problem with your doctor.Sometimes using a spacer with and appropiate sized mask is an adequate solution and a lot easier on your nerves!

In brief: Not easy
Discuss the problem with your doctor.Sometimes using a spacer with and appropiate sized mask is an adequate solution and a lot easier on your nerves!
Dr. Andres R Villar
Dr. Andres R Villar
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