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How can you prevent dehydration from coughing in babies and children?

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Give babies plenty of breast milk or formula, and give older children water or juice mixed with water to prevent dehydration from coughing.

From: Coughs WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Cough Instruction Sheet."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Cough" and "Treating Bronchiolitis in Infants."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 8, 2019

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Cough Instruction Sheet."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Cough" and "Treating Bronchiolitis in Infants."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 8, 2019

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