Advice on how to suction boogers out of my childs nose?

Hey, so I’m needing advice on how to auctions the boogies out of my daughter nose? She’s 9 months old and seriously screams, cries, turns her head, and flails her arms so I can’t get to her nose. She screams and cries so much her face turns red and she sounds like she’s being murdered but she’s so stuffy I just want to get the boogies out. What do I do?

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It’s normal. All kids do that.

Nose Frida. I used something to distract them.

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It’s normal but maybe try when she’s napping or at night while in a deep sleep

Normal but use the nose frida

Baby saline nose drops help huge.

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Saline drops and the nose frida!

Get the nose frida and have someone else hold her down for you. My 9 month old does the same thing. Also saline before and then after you suck it out saline again and let it sit. It works to clear the mucus in the back of the throat/nose

Sit with her in the bathroom and let the hot shower run. The steam from the hot water makes it easier to clear my lo’s nose or clears the boogies completely!

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We have had better luck just putting a drop of saline nose spray in each nostril. A few minutes later she sneezes all the boogies out :joy:

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There is a vapor bath (Johnson’s vapor bath) that I used for my kids when they weren’t feeling well and when they play in the tub for a while they would sneeze and a whole
Bunch of the mucus would come out and they’d sleep good after. Just have a tissue or something ready to get it when they sneeze

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This sounds bad but my son is the same way. I sit in the floor with him legs out in a v and hold his arms down with my legs. Then with my thighs I keep his head up right. We use a bulb suction but any type this way would work. You get saline spray for babies, two puffs in a nostril then suck out the boogies. Then repeat on the other side. Once your done give them big hugs till they are done crying. It sounds mean but they feel so much better once the boogies are gone.
When I worked in the hospital on the pediatric unit we would do almost the same thing to kiddos but with our arms.
They aren’t a huge fan of it at all but it will help them get better

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Mine did the same thing, I made sound effects and did stuff that would make him laugh so he would let me.

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Saline drops in combination with the nose frida has been a life saver for me! :muscle:

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Yeah that sounds about normal LOL do the best you can and hold her still no babies like getting the Boogie’s out

Baby nasal aspirator. I use hydrasense with saline water.

Sometimes ya just have to power through the awfulness to bring them relief. I hate it and it breaks my heart every time…but it’s gotta be done

Nose Frida. My son was this way but had major booger problems. He screamed like I was murdering him anytime I cleaned him nose the nose Frida didn’t stop it but made getting everything out a lot easier.

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Sounds mean, but swaddle her in a towel, straddle over her & get in there.

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Use the green suction bulb. :woman_shrugging: