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Wednesday
Jan152014

Nosefrida - best baby product of all time! 

When I first suggested to my husband that we needed to buy the Nosefrida, he says he nearly fainted.  Clearly, he was clearly not sold on the idea.  And most parents that I describe it to in clinic have similar first impressions. And yes, I understand that the concept behind the Nosefrida seems gross.  But this baby product is so effective that virtually everyone who tries it is easily won over (my husband included).  Parents of my patients rave about it.  Many have called it a "life saver" or "the best baby product ever."

There is nothing more pitiful than watching a baby struggle to breath.  This time of year, with influenza and RSV running wild in our area, many youngsters out there are in the same bind:  tons of snot is keeping them from resting (and in some cases making it hard for them to nurse or drink from a bottle).  The classic nasal aspirator (the blue bulb suction) doesn't hold a candle to the Nosefrida - even if you use nasal saline drops too.  I have found the bulb suction often causes irritation and sometimes even bleeding due to it's shape and how delicate the skin is inside a baby's nose.  As a mother, I have been very frustrated by the meager amount of mucus I can remove with it on my own babies.  Enter the blessed Nosefrida! 

Nosefrida, the Snotsucker, has an ingeniously simple design (developed by a

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