Saline Drops Helps a Newborn with a Cold

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How It Works

Check with your pediatrician before use, but many times over the counter saline drops can help with a cold. 1-2 drops in a nostril can rinse out the nose and clear nasal passages. Do this very carefully.

If your little one's nose had dried mucus in it, this will also help loosen it up!

(For my kiddo, I also use the saline drops in her eyes when they get gunky. Babies tend to get icky eyes when they get a cold… and gently wiping eyes with saline drops can help remove the gunk more gently than water.)

Then, you can suck the snot out with a nasal aspirator. (Yes, that is as gross as it sounds, but we all know how much better we feel when our noses are clear! We want that for our babies too - and it actually works!

You can read more natural cold remedy tips here!


What You’ll Need

  • Nasal Saline Drops


Easy Neither easy
nor hard

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