Giving gripe water...

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  1. starrybean

    starrybean Proud Mom of One

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    How are you supposed to give gripe water when they don't give you a spoon or syringe??!:dohh:
     
  2. charli87

    charli87 Chloes Mummy

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    we measured it on a medical spoon and put it in her bottle. we used one we have for our own medicines obviously we washed and sterilised it first lol
     
  3. louise1302

    louise1302 mum to FIVE boys :)

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    i think with the boots one you get a spoon and tbh i find it much better than the traditional brands x
     
  4. 1982emmac

    1982emmac mummy to two under two

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    i use the little spoon we got with calpol and give it straight to LO like i would medicine. it really does work in settling him.
     
  5. bathbabe

    bathbabe Mum to 3 boys

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    I measure it on a calpol spoon and add it into bottles x
     
  6. mixedmama

    mixedmama Expecting No.2

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    I used a little weaning spoon.
     
  7. anna matronic

    anna matronic Mummy to Evan :-)

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    I've given it to him via a syringe I got with some antibiotics as he doesn't have bottles x
     
  8. CeriB

    CeriB Well-Known Member

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    I measured (5ml) it out in measuring spoon and poured it into the cap just to see - and it fit perfectly! However, when I tried to give it to Erin, it went everywhere!!!! At first I used the teat of a bottle which wored fine, but then I bought a plastic syringe from boots for 60p!
     
  9. Mrs Mayhem

    Mrs Mayhem Guest

    Same here!
     
  10. Carlyp1990

    Carlyp1990 Mum to 2 beautiful girls♡

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    i use a syringe to measure 5ml and put it in some cooled boiled water, if i just use the syringe she chokes abit and spits it all back out
     
  11. Tulip

    Tulip Ruby <i>, Dils, Rowan

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    I use an infacol syringe (takes a lot of syringing tho :haha)
     
  12. Lucy_lu_84

    Lucy_lu_84 Pregnant with #2

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    We got a syringe from the chemist...they gave it us free! hehe

    But Joshua we used to dip his dummy in it, he never ha d full dose but it helped
     
  13. SKATERBUN

    SKATERBUN Well-Known Member

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    with a spoon (the one from the calpol is good), although we never used it as LO hated the taste and spat it out
     

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