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How can I help my 6 month old baby, if she is coughing on and off all this week?

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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
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In brief: Cuddling

Sounds like your baby is a bit sick- usually coughs are due to viruses so antibiotics won't help.
For congestion bring baby into a warm steamy bathroom, saline drops in the nose, bulb suction out mucus, humidification at night, feed frequently to stay hydrated. Go to dr if baby has difficulty breathing, is wheezing, or has a high pitched sound during cough or crying.

In brief: Cuddling

Sounds like your baby is a bit sick- usually coughs are due to viruses so antibiotics won't help.
For congestion bring baby into a warm steamy bathroom, saline drops in the nose, bulb suction out mucus, humidification at night, feed frequently to stay hydrated. Go to dr if baby has difficulty breathing, is wheezing, or has a high pitched sound during cough or crying.
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