Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Shortness of Breath in Infants and Children
Your child has a cough, but the coughing spells do not last longer than one minute and the cough is not making him choke, or turn red or blue in the face.
Does your child make a barking sound when he coughs, like a seal?
Does he cough like this mostly at night?