A nagging cough can keep kids up all night long. And if they're up, you're up. It's always an ugly scene. No one does well sacrificing sleep.
So, what are the alternatives to sleepless nights when your child has a cough? You can flee to a hotel, of course, but you will not win any mom of the year honors going that route. And you will probably hear your kid screaming "MOMMMMMMYYYYY" across town anyway.
"A cough can be a little thing that becomes a big deal," said Carol Wilkinson, MD, PhD, a pediatrician at UCSF and Medical Director of Kinsights. "Coughing can not only be irritating, but it can keep a child from getting a restful night’s sleep just when it’s most needed."
Check out the nine natural remedies to help quiet a child's cough so you your child can catch some zzzzzzzzzs!