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13 Products Every Parent Needs During Cold Season

'Tis the season of everyone getting sick, so trust me when I say you'll need these.

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Hi everyone, I'm Conz and I'm a first time mom. My 9-month old baby recently experience his first cold which made me realize I was very unprepared for the sniffles. Here's a list of products that will make you and your children be more comfortable during the winter months.

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1. A good, easy to read and easy to use thermometer.

I know you think this is an obvious one, but hear me out: if you have a sick baby at home you'll wanna have a thermometer that you can easily use and read, including in the middle of the night. There's no way I'm wrestling a sick infant to put a thermometer under their arm in the middle of the night. Get it from Amazon for $29.99.
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I know you think this is an obvious one, but hear me out: if you have a sick baby at home you'll wanna have a thermometer that you can easily use and read, including in the middle of the night. There's no way I'm wrestling a sick infant to put a thermometer under their arm in the middle of the night.

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

2. This adorable bear that cleans all the hard boogers that are impossible to reach.

The oogiebear is a perfect tool to remove stuff from your baby's nose and ears. The little bear does not only make it cute, but also prevents the tool from going to far in the baby's nose. And it's reusable, just give it a clean and keep it handy for the next use. Get it from Amazon for $12.95
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The oogiebear is a perfect tool to remove stuff from your baby's nose and ears. The little bear does not only make it cute, but also prevents the tool from going to far in the baby's nose. And it's reusable, just give it a clean and keep it handy for the next use.

Get it from Amazon for $12.95

3. Speaking of removing boogers, NoseFrida is another option for when your children are too young to blow their noses.

The NoseFrida allows you to safely suck boogers out of your baby's nose. Yes, you read that correctly, you suck them out. It's super safe and kinda fun if you ask me. Get it from Amazon for $20.
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The NoseFrida allows you to safely suck boogers out of your baby's nose. Yes, you read that correctly, you suck them out. It's super safe and kinda fun if you ask me.

Get it from Amazon for $20.

4. If the vicinity of boogers and mouth freaks you out, you can use this little sucker instead.

The BoogieBulb is a better version of the classic hospital nasal aspirator because you can unscrew it and clean it properly from the inside. It also means not sucking with your mouth, which might prevent you - the parent - from getting sick. Get it from Amazon for $12.99.
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The BoogieBulb is a better version of the classic hospital nasal aspirator because you can unscrew it and clean it properly from the inside. It also means not sucking with your mouth, which might prevent you - the parent - from getting sick.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

5. Infant Tylenol just in case.

First of all, consult with your pediatrician before giving your baby any medication. I bought some infant Tylenol to have at home just in case we ever need it. I realized that the last thing I'd like to do if I have a baby with a fever is to have to run to a pharmacy. Get it from Amazon for $5.97.
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First of all, consult with your pediatrician before giving your baby any medication.

I bought some infant Tylenol to have at home just in case we ever need it. I realized that the last thing I'd like to do if I have a baby with a fever is to have to run to a pharmacy.

Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

6. The every parent must have: Boogie Wipes.

Have you tried cleaning dry boogers from a child's face? They move away, you try to hold them down, they wrinkle their nose, you keep trying, eventually tears and all the boogers still stuck on their face. Enter Boogie Wipe, wipes with natural saline that dissolve the boogers easily and fast. They are also softer than tissue and soothe the skin with aloe and vitamin E. I might just start using it on my own nose tbh. Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
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Have you tried cleaning dry boogers from a child's face? They move away, you try to hold them down, they wrinkle their nose, you keep trying, eventually tears and all the boogers still stuck on their face.

Enter Boogie Wipe, wipes with natural saline that dissolve the boogers easily and fast. They are also softer than tissue and soothe the skin with aloe and vitamin E. I might just start using it on my own nose tbh.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

7. A face moisturizer with calendula to keep drippy noses nice and soft.

I used this balm on my baby's cheeks when he got a little dry right after being born. It worked wonders. Now that he's older I put some on his chin (because he drools like a maniac thanks to teething) and on his cheeks to avoid them getting ultra dry from the cold weather. Get it from Amazon for $7.99.
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I used this balm on my baby's cheeks when he got a little dry right after being born. It worked wonders. Now that he's older I put some on his chin (because he drools like a maniac thanks to teething) and on his cheeks to avoid them getting ultra dry from the cold weather.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

8. A natural cough and mucus syrup to help your little one feel better.

Again, always always always consult your pediatrician before giving your child any medicine. This syrup doesn't contain any honey so it can be used with infants starting at two months old. Get it from Amazon for $6.99.
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Again, always always always consult your pediatrician before giving your child any medicine.

This syrup doesn't contain any honey so it can be used with infants starting at two months old.

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

9. Elderberry syrup for the whole family.

Eldelberry is an immune system booster than can be taken daily to prevent colds or if already sick to help your body recover faster.

There's an adult version and kids version, so don't get them mixed up. And always ask your pediatrician before giving any medicine to your child.

Get it from Amazon for $18.68 for adults and $10.19 for kids.

10. An air humidifier that keeps the air in your baby's room perfect for sleep.

Blasting the heat can make our skin and noses get super dry, so adding a little humidifier can help your kids sleep better. This one can operate for up to 16 hours so it won't stop in the middle of the night and it also comes with a night light in case your children need a little extra comfort. Get it from Amazon for $39.99.
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Blasting the heat can make our skin and noses get super dry, so adding a little humidifier can help your kids sleep better. This one can operate for up to 16 hours so it won't stop in the middle of the night and it also comes with a night light in case your children need a little extra comfort.

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

11. Saline drops to loosen those stubborn boogers that clogging the tiny nose of your babe.

Perfect for when you are on the go, put some drops into your baby's nose and watch those hard to get boogers come out. Get it from Amazon for $5.99.
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Perfect for when you are on the go, put some drops into your baby's nose and watch those hard to get boogers come out.

Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

12. A soothing eucalyptus chest rub to help decongest your little one.

When I was little and got sick my mom used to slather me with eucalyptus rub. A little on my chest, a little on the bottom of my feet and a little on my back and I remember it working like magic. This is the natural version of what my mother used to rub on me. Get it from Amazon for $5.29.
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When I was little and got sick my mom used to slather me with eucalyptus rub. A little on my chest, a little on the bottom of my feet and a little on my back and I remember it working like magic.

This is the natural version of what my mother used to rub on me.

Get it from Amazon for $5.29.

13. And a TON of hand sanitizer to make sure the contagion is controlled and the entire house does not come down at the same time.

When our baby got sick it was because husband and I were both sick and we gave it to him. Ooops. Now I carry purell everywhere ~just in case~ to keep those germs away. Get it from Amazon for $26.67.
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When our baby got sick it was because husband and I were both sick and we gave it to him. Ooops.

Now I carry purell everywhere ~just in case~ to keep those germs away.

Get it from Amazon for $26.67.