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How do I help my baby get rid of phlegm?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Interesting?
Phlegm or mucous is a natural process of mucous production.
If there are irritants or infections, more phlegm may be produced. Clearing this is usually by coughing or blowing. With a baby, excess mucous usually can only be coughed up by the babe. Otherwise you can use a suction bulb to help remove from the nose and back of the mouth. Usually nature will take the proper course & you do nothing.

In brief: Interesting?
Phlegm or mucous is a natural process of mucous production.
If there are irritants or infections, more phlegm may be produced. Clearing this is usually by coughing or blowing. With a baby, excess mucous usually can only be coughed up by the babe. Otherwise you can use a suction bulb to help remove from the nose and back of the mouth. Usually nature will take the proper course & you do nothing.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Humification
Sit with your baby in the bathroom with the shower running hot water- this will steam up the bathroom and loosen the excess mucus.
This will make it easier to remove by suction bulb.

In brief: Humification
Sit with your baby in the bathroom with the shower running hot water- this will steam up the bathroom and loosen the excess mucus.
This will make it easier to remove by suction bulb.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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