9 reasons why your little one may be coughing

If you child is unable to get sound sleep at night and is constantly tired due to coughing or wheezing,

Published on May 27, 2022 09:13 PM IST 10 Photos

Coughing and wheezing in babies should never be ignored especially when it is accompanied by tiredness and is interfering with sleep. There could be many causes behind persistent coughing in children from seasonal virus, croup, asthma, pneumonia to whooping cough. Dr Suresh Birajdar, Neonatologist & Paediatrician, Motherhood Hospital, Kharghar explains.(Pexels)

Cold and other viruses: Climate changes can invite cough and this can be distressing for children. They may end up coughing.(Pexels)

Croup: It causes a barking, hoarse cough.(Pexels)


Bronchiolitis: If your child has this chest infection then there can be coughing and wheezing.(Pexels)

Smoking: It is a no-brainer that smoking is harmful to health. So, if you tend to smoke around children then they may get cough and have wheezing.(Pexels)