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Newborn Eye Gunk- Clogged Tear Duct

Posted Dec 03 2008 12:13pm

My sweet little prince constantly has a gunky eye. It’s just a clogged tear duct andis no big deal.  All you do to treat it is to wash it several times a day- starting with the inside and working your way out with a new piece of the washcloth or cotton ball each time. Try to massage the tear duct and squirt breastmilk into it. Yes, breastmilk helps unclog tear ducts! Here’s what Dr. Sears has to say on the matter:

http://www.parenting.com/article/Pregnancy/Health/Ask-Dr.-Sears-Newborn-Eye-Disc

This is a post from Baby Nursing Blog

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