Your baby should definitely not be coughing at all at his age and if this started soon after birth a great deal of notice should be taken of this problem. There are certain conditions where babies will cough from birth such as cystic fibrosis, inco-ordinated swallowing and also a condition called tracheo-oesophageal fistula.You need to get a second opinion on your baby's cough as soon as possible. Please try and see a paediatric pulmonologist. There are experts in all the main centres in SA. Please let me know about the result.
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