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What are some tips for parents concerned with their baby's breathing?

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Watch your baby's breathing when he or she is well, so you can get used to how it looks. Time how many breaths your baby takes in a minute. It's probably faster than you imagined. Knowing what's normal for your baby's breathing will help you spot a potential problem more quickly. When in doubt of what's going on, make a video of the breathing pattern that is worrying you to show to your baby's health care provider.

SOURCE:  "Diagnostic approach to respiratory disease." Haddad G. and Hauck F., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 17th edition, Behrman R, Kliegman R and Jenson H (eds.), Saunders: 2004.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on June 13, 2017

SOURCE:  "Diagnostic approach to respiratory disease." Haddad G. and Hauck F., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 17th edition, Behrman R, Kliegman R and Jenson H (eds.), Saunders: 2004.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on June 13, 2017

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