Independence

5 Jul

AJ celebrated his first Independence Day yesterday… he  slept right through his first parade!

I mentioned last week that my little guy started crawling.  Five days later he is not only crawling, but pulling up to stand {and he sprouted another tooth, for a total of 6 little teeth now!!}.  Independence!!

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2 Responses to “Independence”

  1. JJENNINGS July 5, 2010 at 10:28 am #

    MY LITTLE ONE IS SO SICK AT TIMES AND SOMETIMES I THINK HE NEEDS ANTIBIOTICS AND COUGH MEDICINE BUT HIS PEDIATRICIAN WON’T GIVE HIM ANY, WHY IS THAT? Why a humidifer? what does it do to make him better?

    • rn2mommy July 5, 2010 at 11:40 am #

      This question was probably in reference to my post about humidifiers, not my Independence Day post, but here goes…

      Humidifiers moisten the nasal passages and mucus making it easier for for mucus to drain or be expelled through coughing or sneezing.

      Antibiotics are not always appropriate, since some illnesses are viral, not bacterial infections {antibiotics fight bacteria}. Unnecessary and over-use of antibiotics contributes to the growth of drug-resistant strains of bacteria {these strains can be deadly}.

      Cough medicine is not always safe for children, and is especially unsafe for infants.

      Humidified air is a safe intervention that can be done at home before visiting the doctor or ER.

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