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12 week old with a cough

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makeitpretty Mon 05-Jan-15 07:37:04

Sorry, a worried ftm here. My 12 week old ds developed a slight cough over the weekend, he doesn't have a temperature and is breastfeeding fine with plenty of wet/dirty nappies. His breathing seems ok but when he cries it sounds like he's loosing his voice. Should I get him checked over by the gp or am I being overly worried? He is fine within himself and slept ok last night.

WhatAHooHa Mon 05-Jan-15 07:38:55

I wouldn't worry. If he's not got a temperature and is eating well, it's likely he just has a cold coming on and a bit of a sore throat.

Moomaloo Mon 05-Jan-15 09:01:05

You are right to keep an eye on him, but I would agree. If he is breastfeeding ok that is a good sign. They like to keep you on your toes!

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