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Is your child sick?

We have all experienced cough which can be annoying and uncomfortable. Check the below tips on kids and infants' cough relief to help you comfort your child and ease his cough.

These tips will help to decrease the swelling and irritation that trigger coughing.58

Use saltwater nasal spray or nose drops

  • These can keep your child's nasal passages moist which will help him breathe better through his nose and have a better night sleep58.And of course, that means you'll get to sleep, too!

Give honey

  • Honey can help relieve a cough in children above 1year.58
  • If your child is between 2 and 5 years, give him a half teaspoon of honey.
  • If your child is between 6 and 11 years, one teaspoon is recommended.
 

Use a humidifier in the room

  • Dry air makes cough worse.59 Place a vaporizer in your kid’s room to keep your child’s nasal airways moist. Change the water every day to keep the instrument virus, bacteria-, and dust-free.58

Have your child sleep on an incline

  • Place 10-cm blocks under the legs at the head of the bed or, in the case of a crib, place hard books under the mattress. Don’t try to elevate his head with pillows because he could suffocate.58

Massage with menthol or eucalyptus

  • Topical rubs with menthol or eucalyptus can help tame the cough and open the airways in children above 2 years old.58

Keep your child hydrated

  • Drinking a lot of fluid will ensure that your child is not dehydrated. It will help to reduce the fever, and loosen the nasal congestion.58