cold or teething or both?

Well, I'm not sure what is going on with Lexi right now, i have a feeling she is teething because she's been pretty fussy. She also has real bad congestion, they say that some babies get cold like symptoms when they teethe though, so I'm not sure which it is. Poor girl can't breath through her nose and was up all night tossing and turning, coughing, sneezing, sniffing whining and crying. Which as you can imagine meant i was up all night too! We had her in our room so she was close, and i was up about every 30 minutes to suck out her nose with the blue sucky thing they gave us in the hospital. which just made her more mad. The poor little girl. The reason i am wondering whether it is a cold or just teething is because Yesterday afternoon she was so fussy (just ask Beth) and i tried everything. Finally Beth in her mighty motherly wisdom said "did you try orajel?" now why didn't i think of that?! so when i put it on her gums she stopped screaming. she eventually started fussing again, but fell asleep finally. the numb mouth entertained her for about 30 minutes! Thanks Beth!


Beth @ The Natural Mommy said...

"In all her motherly wisdom"? You make me sound like some kind of expert. :-P Silly Jes.