Bringing Baby Home: Infant, Albuterol

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My Baby Has Asthma - UPDATE

My son had bronchiolitis when he was three months old, then it turned into asthma. Once he gets a cold, he starts coughing and then wheezing. So I have to give him the rescue medicine Albuterol via a nebulizer and Pulmicort as a daily dose. It takes a week or two to recover everytime he gets sick and I feel I am pumping so much medicine into his body. Does anyone have the same experience? How do you deal with it and have you explored more natural approach (herbs, chiropractic care)? I would love a Mom's input.

Baby's Bag

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Remedies for Infant Congestion

Out little 6 month old is badly congested. She breathes and sounds like there’s a whole slew of mucus in her chest. It came after a cold where she had a runny nose. Then she caught another cold (the by product of our travels to Cairo and Amman), and this stuffed up her nose. For two weeks she’s been blocked and breathing with discomfort. As expected, it worsens at night and she is having trouble falling asleep. She wakes once or twice for a feed, maybe because when she’s swallowing her blocked system clears just a bit and offers her...