Keep them hydrated
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When dealing with child or infant cold symptoms, the top priority is to keep them hydrated. The trick is to give them fluids while preventing said fluids from coming right back up. Start small by offering only a tablespoon of fluid every five minutes. If they keep that down, then elevate the serving. The best fluids (for children who’ve graduated from breast milk and formula, of course) include milk, water, diluted juices and even sodas. As far as food goes, don’t sweat an MIA appetite. It’s fine for them to not eat or barely eat for a day, as long as they are taking their fluids.
Sit in steam
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One of the best ways to relieve nasal congestion in babies is with steam. To create steam you could use a humidifier or you can save money and use your shower. Run a hot shower then sit in the steamy room with your baby for a few minutes. The steam works to clean their nose by thinning out the mucus and preventing inflammation.