We’ve had more than our fair share of sickness hit our home this cold and flu season. The first thing we do is always consult with our health care professionals. When dealing with a regular, run-of-the-mill cold or flu, it’s all about lots of tender loving care.
These are the things that help us calm and soothe them when they need it most.
Natural Ways to Soothe
Click through to find 7 easy ways to soothe your sick baby that have always worked for me.
Disney Baby WINNIE THE POOH Cool Mist Humidifier
We swear by our humidifier, often putting it on even when our little ones aren’t sick. It provides up to 24 hours of continuous comfort and looks adorable too!
Find it over at Toys ‘R’ Us, $49.99
Winnie the Pooh Infant Health and Grooming Kit
I myself can’t yet quite get behind the nose frieda, I’l just stick with a regular old nasal aspirator, thank-you-very-much. An easy to use digital thermometer is another must have, as well as that cute little medicine dispenser.
Get the whole set via Babies ‘R’ Us, $29.99
Winnie the Pooh Baby Wash
Warm baths, tender hands and gentle smiles go a long way in soothing a baby with a nasty cold. The calming properties of lavender and chamomile are wonderful and it’s hypoallergenic, tear free, paraben-free and dermatologist tested. Which means yes, it’s gentle enough for newborns.
Available online and in-store via Babies ‘R’ Us, $3.98
Winnie the Pooh Water Activated Baby Washcloths
These lavender and chamomile infused wipes will be just the things your little ones sore and crusty nose will need once the dam breaks.
Available from Babies ‘R’ Us, $3.98
Pooh Fleece Blanket
Snuggle up with your little one and get ready for the long night ahead, because I won’t paint it pretty for you. Having a sick baby is hard work. But snuggles are the bittersweet part about it all. That’s all they want from you.
Available via Amazon, $22.95