Shelly - posted on 06/12/2013 ( 11 moms have responded )
about a month ago, my little girl got her first cold. sneezing, runny nose and cough/rattle. all symptoms have now gone away except for her coughing at night. i have a cool mist humidifier, baby vicks on her and i've even given her hyland's cough syrup and tried honey.
last week, i took her to the doctor (after week 3). I had delayed so long because she is acting 100% fine and was told a child her age they can't really do much for a cold anyway. but after 3 weeks, I just couldn't wait any longer. the doctor said she seemed perfectly healthy, no rattle - nothing and didn't want to medicate because if it was a cold it seemed so mild. she told me if she still has the cough, i can call in a week (the end of this week) to get a perscription for her.
i guess my long story short is, has anyone else had this? her coughing at night has also gone hand in hand with her suddenly fighting going to bed. i'm reading that this could be allergies as well.... but my husband and i work from home and keep our daughter here. my thought would be, she's in the same environment all day - why would the stuff that surrounds her only effect her at night?
i would be greatful for anything thoughts you may have. thank you!