Is Vicks safe during pregnancy?

Yes and no. Vicks carries multiple products for cold and sickness. Some products are safe while others aren’t.

Here are the Vicks products that are generally safe: Vicks Vaporub – The Vicks Inhaler – Vicks First Defense Nasal Spray

Can I rub Vicks on my back while pregnant?

Vicks can be rubbed on the back, throat or chest and is considered safe during pregnancy (provided you follow all product instructions). Vicks is not safe when ingested.

How do you get rid of a cold when pregnant?

Try Natural remedies first like: – Drinking plenty of fluids – Getting lots of rest – Trying hot teas like honey and ginger or brothy soups for congestion and throat irritation.

Can Vicks hurt an infant??

Vicks Vaporub should not be applied to children under the age of 2 and is not safe for infants. Children are much more likely to ingest the rub which can become toxic in large amounts.

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