Coughing can keep the throat and airways clear. Coughing in children is usually a sign of an irritant that the child's body is trying to get rid of. Coughing can also result from allergies, asthma or cold flu. Warm liquids like soup and milk help soothe a sore throat. Coughing is not a severe condition and can be treated with proper care.
HOW IS COUGH IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED?
Since babies lose their body heat easily it is important to keep them covered and warm during a cough.