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A 29-year-old female asked:

Why does it sound like my 3w old newborn is choking and trying to catch his breath after a feeding when he's asleep?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Baby Feeding: Could be that they have reflux or lots of post nasal drainage or a plugged nose. Also, the process of alternating breathing and swallowing is a tough thing for babies to learn and can take a little time.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
These days you can video an episode on your smart phone & take it & your baby to his pediatrician to check it out.
Apr 15, 2013
Last updated Oct 23, 2017


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