Hi, my 13 month old daughter is suffering terribly at the moment. For months she has been coughing at night and then being sick, to start with the doctor prescribed Saline drops thinking it was just excess mucus, then changed the drops for a stronger type but to no avail. After months of going back they have now prescribed an inhaler (ventolin), this seemed to work, the first few evenings we used it she slept through with no problem, however last night the coughing started before she went to bed and for the life of me there was no way she was having her inhaler (she has the mask etc..). She got so het up because of the mask she was sick anyway.
I had asthma as a child so it doesnt stress me in the way it might some mums who havent dealt with it before, so I dont think it was my reaction to the coughing that upset her.
I have two questions really
How do you convince a 13 month old not to get stressed and having a facemask on is a good thing (we played around with it before I ever tried her with it, so she saw it as a good thing)?
Is there anything tent like that can be used, something that she can sit in rather than touching her face?
Any help would be greatly apprecaited,