8 Must-Have Cold Products for Babies

On average, you can expect your child to have eight to ten colds in her first two years. She's going to need all this stuff.

Boogie Wipes pack for stuff noses
Photo: Peter Ardito
01 of 08

Cool Mist Humidifier

yellow teardrop shaped Crane Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
Courtesy of Amazon

The Crane Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier adds moisture to the bedroom, making it easier for your congested infant to breathe.

02 of 08

Aquaphor

Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment advanced therapy in white tube
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Red, chapped baby cheeks, meet your match: a dollop of thick, soothing Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment.

03 of 08

Digital Thermometer

blue Kinsa QuickCare Smart Digital Thermometer
Courtesy of Amazon

Your baby’s rectal temperature is the gold standard when it comes to accuracy. Happily, the Kinsa QuickCare Smart Digital Thermometer delivers that reading in eight seconds or less. Phew!

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04 of 08

Fridababy’s NoseFrida

Fridababy’s NoseFrida snot sucker
Courtesy of FridaBaby

With a little help from you and a bottle of saline spray, Fridababy’s NoseFrida (the “snot sucker”) clears nasal passages fast and efficiently.

05 of 08

Vicks BabyRub

Vicks BabyRub soothing ointment
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Smooth Vicks BabyRub on your baby’s chest, neck, or back to calm him with a soothing scent and the happy effect of Mama’s massage.

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06 of 08

Bath Drops

California Baby Eucalyptus Ease Bath Drops in black bottle
Peter Ardito

When you add California Baby Eucalyptus Ease Bath Drops to the tub, the aroma of eucalyptus and Douglas fir wafts up, relaxing both of you.

07 of 08

Medicine Dispenser

Ava the Elephant Singing Medicine Dispenser with blue eyes
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Ava the Elephant Singing Medicine Dispenser, by Baby Delight, starred on Shark Tank. It entertains with a catchy song to keep your baby still as you dole out a dose.

08 of 08

Boogie Wipes

Boogie Wipes pack for stuff noses
Peter Ardito

Durable and infused with saline, Boogie Wipes cut through the crud just inside and around your baby’s nose.

RELATED: How to Clear Baby's Nose

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