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Infant with cold Infant coughing could signify or mean something different to different mothers, and it’s not as if you can ask your baby and get a reply about what is wrong. It can be quite difficult to come to a decision, whether to make an appointment with your doctor, maybe you should call up your doctor for an advice, or just head straight to the ER. Infants younger than 4 months don’t cough that much but if they do, it’s serious. Infant cold Coughing as been known to serves as a technique used by the body to keep its airways clear, ridding the throat of phlegm, postnasal drip (nasal mucus that drips down the back of the throat), or a piece of food lodged in the throat. There are basically two kinds of coughs that serve this purpose in infant: Dry cough: This type of cough 00 occurs when a baby has a cold or allergies. It helps clear post nasal drip or irritation from a sore throat. Wet cough: This type of cough is as a results a respiratory illness usually accompanied by a bacterial infection. This causes phlegm or mucus (which contains white blood cells to help fight germs) to form in baby’s airways. Persistent coughing can be tough, especially when it keeps the whole family awake at night. So it’s good to equip yourself with few tips on how to calm a cough and help everyone drift off to a sweet dream. As a nursing mother you must be wondering about what time you should be worried when you baby starts coughing, you should call your doctor for advice When your baby starts coughing while she/he is less than 4month old. When you baby suffers from a dry or wet cough accompanied by a mild cold and fever A dry cough formed by cold – it is usually accompanied by a running nose but no fever, it normally last a bit between the period of about five to seven days Meanwhile you should be completely worried when your baby is Unable to catch her breath, maybe while coughing Rapidly contrasting and expanding his stomach (probably struggling to breathe) Grunting continuously Turning blue As mentioned earlier, coughing in infants definitely generate different opinion in parents, so to help nursing mothers identify one that require immediate medical attention you will have to stay calm, check and listen carefully to the cough to identify possible symptoms, and follow simple instructions below in other to avoid worrying too much (we can never worry too much when it comes to our kids).

Infant with cold...  

Infant coughing could signify or mean something different to different mothers, and it’s not as if you can ask your baby and get a reply abo...

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