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  1. Angela Treadway
    July 2, 2018 / 5:24 pm

    oat baths helped my little one a lot when he had chicken pox x

  2. Maria blythin
    July 3, 2018 / 6:50 pm

    plenty of calamine lotion and a cotton vest x

  3. Hayley Colburn
    July 4, 2018 / 7:27 pm

    calamine lotion and letting the spots breathe a bit, not easy if the little one is self concious about them but I was lucky with my older 2, just the littlest one to get them now

  4. Tee Simpson
    July 8, 2018 / 12:31 pm

    My daughter has them at the moment. We have been giving cool baths and piriton.

  5. Samantha O'D
    July 14, 2018 / 11:38 am

    Cool baths and just underwear and sheets to sleep in

  6. Rachael Sexey
    July 15, 2018 / 12:48 pm

    Put calamine lotion in the fridge

    July 15, 2018 / 3:01 pm

    Never had to deal with it before, my mum used calamine lotion on us

  8. Christina Palmer
    July 16, 2018 / 6:53 am

    Cool baths and portion. Calamine lotion.

  9. Rachel Butterworth
    July 18, 2018 / 7:49 pm

    Lots of cool oatmeal baths.

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