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6 months baby breathing noisily for about a month especialhen he is breast feeding and sleeping. Should i worry?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Nasal breathing

Infants at 6m are dependent on their nose most of their air exchange.
Within a few months their neck growth will permit mouth breathing as older kids can, but until then, any irritants in babies environment cause nasal mucous flow & nasal noise. Dust, fragrance, cleaning fumes, and the like all aggravate the process.Since babies nose is often compressed during feeding it can be make the noise louder.

In brief: Nasal breathing

Infants at 6m are dependent on their nose most of their air exchange.
Within a few months their neck growth will permit mouth breathing as older kids can, but until then, any irritants in babies environment cause nasal mucous flow & nasal noise. Dust, fragrance, cleaning fumes, and the like all aggravate the process.Since babies nose is often compressed during feeding it can be make the noise louder.
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