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    cough medicines for a 3 year old
    Jenniferd posted:
    have a 3 year old and she has a cough and runny nose.what can i give her to help her sleep?
    lenono97 responded:
    I like plain old tylenol, even for my self. We use a Vicks humidifier when the kids have colds. It seems to help.
    jlynnpaine responded:
    We elevate DD by propping her up on pillows and make sure she has a full cup of water in her room. We will often steam up the bathroom and sit with her in there to help clear up her congestion. We use a humidifier in her room and sometimes I can get her to drink a little bit of decaf herbal tea with honey which helps with the cough a bit.
    Jodi (28), DH (24), Shaelynn (2), DD2 (due 5/16)
    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Jennifer -

    In addition to these great responses from other moms, I wanted to pass along a couple of resources -

    Treating Your Child's Cold or Fever - Slideshow
    Cold & Cough Home Remedies for Children: What Works?

    Check back in to let us know how she is doing and what worked best for you and her.


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