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Nasal congestion remedies for infants are something that fellow moms are looking for to provide relief to their little ones.
Because infants are not able to have medication besides tylenol, it is imperative to find natural ways of helping them with their stuffy noses.
I was a stickler for using the aspirator when the kiddos were infants because I knew the benefits of using it.
An aspirator is just not only the free gift (well use to be a free gift) that is given before we take our little ones home, it should actually be used and used often when an infant presents any indication that he/she needs mucus relief and is not able to breathe freely.
Okay Moms and Dads, I do not know how new it is but because my kiddos are not infants anymore, it is considered new to me.
I am use to the old school aspirators, pictured to the right, where you just provide mucus relief for your infant by just squeezing the bulb to suction the mucus out. And I'm sure I am not alone on this one.
But now there is a new aspirator, which I discovered through a friend, where the parent uses his/her own suction to draw the mucus out of their little's one noses.
I know..pretty interesting, let me explain more.
So there is a tube. One end goes into the parent's mouth and the other end into the infant's nose. The parent then proceeds to suction the mucus out.
I've never seen anything like this before but it seems to be pretty popular especially for parents who are looking for other ways to treat their infant's nasal congestion rather than using the old school aspirators.
You be the judge....
It's by Nosefrida and is called the The Snotsucker Nasal Aspirator.
Pretty catchy name too!
Whatever decision you make on which aspirator to choose, be sure to keep it clean.
Also, be sure to squeeze all of the water out before trying to clean your little one's nose.
This happened to me where there were just a little bit of water left in the aspirator. Let's just say Nathaniel or Sophia were not too pleased.
When the kiddos were younger, I would also use