Press Release: Bless You, Baby Nose-Clear!

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You’ve brought your new baby home from the hospital, you’re getting along great with the whole breastfeeding routine and then your baby gets a4Little1 Baby nose-clear Nasal Aspirator cold. How did that happen? And more important, what happens next?

Babies get colds. Fact. Yes, even breastfed babies…

Just leaving hospital and getting home with mum and dad is enough to give some babies a cold, especially at this time of year. It’s just one of those things as a new baby has to build up his own immunity to the germs and bacteria that are part and parcel of daily life. It doesn’t seem to matter whether you have a cat or a dog in the house, how many visitors you have had cooing just inches from your little one’s face or how carefully you’ve tried to wrap him up in cotton wool.

Your baby may have as many as ten colds in the first year of his life and if you’re a breastfeeding mum, the chances are you may well thinking you should give up because you can see what a struggle it is for your baby to feed with a blocked nose.

The problem is that your baby can’t blow his nose - it’s a very hard concept to grasp until at least two years of age – and when he’s snuggled in against your breast to achieve the ideal position to latch on and feed, he just can’t breathe. He starts crying with frustration, your usual feeding pattern is disrupted, baby doesn’t get a full feed and therefore doesn’t settle and you end up worried and really, really sorry for your baby. A day – and worse still, a night – or so of this and you can understand why many mums choose to give up breastfeeding and switch to a bottle, in the belief that things will be better. But there is a better way …

The Baby nose-clear nasal aspirator from 4little1 is a fantastic and natural way to clear your baby’s nasal congestion even from birth – and it doesn’t have to cost you a penny if you ask for it on prescription. It’s such a clever invention – the brainchild of a mum with premature triplets – that it won the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2008 – and has since gone on to become a baby must-have for millions of parents worldwide.

Within minutes of using it for the first time – just before a feed is ideal – your baby’s breathing can be vastly improved and trouble-free breastfeeding can resume. It’s the equivalent of an adult having a really good blow of the nose to clear the nasal passages and is so simple to use that you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.

Baby nose-clear is pocket-sized and consists of a long tube with a chamber on one end and a mouthpiece on the other. The chamber houses a unique filter which is reusable so you never have to buy another one.

You put the chamber under the baby’s nostrils and put the mouthpiece in your own mouth. And then you suck – and all the mucus from your baby’s little nose ends up sealed in the chamber and your little one can breathe again more comfortably. It really is that easy – and you need have no worries about the snotties from your baby somehow escaping from the chamber. They stay in there until you twist it open to clean under the
tap.Then simply dry, re-assemble and it’s ready to use the next time. In between colds, just store it away or pop it in your changing bag so you’re always prepared.

Baby nose-clear is available free on prescription but if you’re not planning on going to the doctor or baby clinic, you can buy it at Boots, Sainsbury’s or Waitrose stores at £8.49rsp where you’ll find it on the baby aisle, packed in its own storage case which makes it ideal for taking away with you.

Health professionals love Baby nose-clear because it’s so easy to use and a completely natural way to help a baby with a cold or congestion to feed and sleep more easily. And if you want to boost the effects still further, try Baby nose-clear Room Vapour (£6.99rsp) in the nursery. Not only does it make the whole house smell wonderful thanks to its snuffle blend of lemon, tea tree and pine but it works as a gentle decongestant,
helping to keep baby’s nasal passages clear especially at night-time when everyone needs to get some sleep.

You’ll also find loads of health tips and information on the Baby nose-clear website at