Nov 12, 2007 3:06PM
I woke up Saturday morning with a terrible hacking cough and sore throat...I was wondering if anyone had any advice on what you can take whilst pregnant....I am having lockets and soothers but they don't seem to sooth my throat.
Nov 12, 2007 7:09AM
Midwife told me that the only thing i could take was paracetamol, and a honey and lemon drink. I've been sucking fruit pastilles for the sore throat cause she says I can't have other stuff.
Nov 12, 2007 7:12AM
I had a cold a couple of months ago and its safe to take Honey and Glycerine cough mixture during pregnancy but tell the pharmacist you are pregnant before buying it. I kept this with me at all times and didnt even bother with the spoon, just swigged it from the bottle. I found this soothed my throat and I just love the taste of it too (sweet tooth).
Hope you feel better soon.
Nov 12, 2007 8:06AM
lol just started coming down with a cold
glad someone else asked any cures for sneezing??? i've got rather powerful sneezes that hurt my tummy
Nov 12, 2007 10:35AM
Thanks for all your advice, I am going straight to the chemist and hopefully will start to feel better.
Nov 12, 2007 2:57PM
I had flu at 11 weeks and the worst cough ever I asked my pharmacist and he said I can take simple linctus which is just a mild cough medicine. And you can take buttercup syrup too apparently (but ask pharmacist first don't take my word for it!)
I heard its fairly safe taking medicines in the second tri. but everyone tells u somethin different!
I liked having extra strong mints as well as they unblocked my nose too. Philippa 16wks today! x
Nov 12, 2007 3:06PM
I cant remeber if some throat/cold sweets are out of bounds due to the vit a content if in doubt its best to ask a pharmisict (however you spell it)
May 12, 2019 12:04PM
hi everyone, new here but desperate for advice! My son is 1 month old on Tuesday and has been bottle feeding for the past 2 weeks. He has had problems since. He is extremely irritable, I’m sure my Son doesn’t have anytime while awake not crying, he cries ALL the time and I try EVERYTHING with no success. I have been to the hospital and doctors and they are so very unhelpful, they just tell me he has colic and basically I have to deal with it. I am almost certain, and the hospital also said, he has reflux (silent) as he rarely spits up but it is getting far worse and he is becoming more and more irritable, coughing after feeds and in between and starting to refuse feeds, scream, want them, take them and scream again. He has had Carobel from the hospital as they didn’t want to give Gaviscon due to chance of constipation, but it did absolutely nothing for him. He is now simply on infacol but has trouble pooing, which causes him distress, but is very runny. I guess i am I am desperately looking for advice on what to do, as it is increasingly hard with a baby that cries all day and won’t sleep or settle due to milk coming back up. I feel like I’m missing something and not giving him what he needs? HE IS SUCH A HUNGRY BABY! I feed him, change his nappy, cuddle him, sing to him, wind him, put him in swinger, walk round house, car - I am lost! Health visitor has done a referral to dietician however who knows how long this will take! Dad is lactose intolerant. Also, how much does your baby eat, or did eat at 1 month? Mine wants food every 1.5/2 hours! Please help!
Apr 29, 2019 9:53AM
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