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How Many Colds Do Babies and Children Get Each Year?

How Many Colds Do Babies and Children Get Each Year?

by Laura Klein
No parent likes to see their little one suffering with a cold or congestion.  But it's a fact of life. Here are the statistics. Babies average between 6-10 colds per year. Babies can only breathe through their nose, so congestion…
Aldi Nasal Aspirator - A Review

Aldi Nasal Aspirator - A Review

by Laura Klein
A lot of customers alerted us to the cheap nasal aspirator available as an Aldi special this week.  While it's great to see Aldi promoting the idea of nasal aspiration for babies and toddlers, we are concerned over the cleaning of the device, an…
The 5 Reasons For Baby Congestion. PS They Are Not Always Sick!

The 5 Reasons For Baby Congestion. PS They Are Not Always Sick!

by Laura Klein
Parenting is full of joy and wonder.  And on other days, it's just full of snot and sick kids! From crusty bits to snot bubbles, streaming rivers of snot, and explosive sneezes, parents have seen it all. Little ones are snot factories, and…
Do Babies Breathe Through Their Nose or Mouth?

Do Babies Breathe Through Their Nose or Mouth?

by Laura Klein
We receive so many emails from Aussie parents asking for advice on the health of their sick baby. Often the question is "Does my baby breathe through their nose or their mouth?"Babies can only breathe through their nose.  A blocked nose fro…
10 Reasons Daily Nasal Flushing Makes Your Baby Happier and Healthier | Snotty Noses Australia

10 Reasons Daily Nasal Flushing Makes Your Baby Happier and Healthier | Snotty Noses Australia

by Laura Klein
It was a cold, dry morning in Brisbane today, and the first thing I wanted to do when I got up was blow my nose. I haven't got a cold or a runny nose, but I could feel some congestion and dry mucus in both nostrils. I really needed a few drops o…