Mother holding infant girl in Intensive Care Unit. The baby has pertussis ( whooping cough) and is coughing severely.
WebMD explains whooping cough (also known as pertussis), Infants may not make the whooping sound or even cough, but they might gasp.
Whooping cough is extremely contagious. It is particularly serious in babies under six months of age, who are at risk of severe complications and will usually .
Infants under one year of age are at greatest risk of developing severe breathing problems and life- threatening illness from whooping cough.
Dr Sophie Wen from Lady Cilento Children's Hospital speaks about what it's like to care for a baby or child seriously ill with whooping cough.
Young infants may not be able to cough forcefully and may stop breathing. Babies with whooping cough may have fits (seizures) and in serious cases, go into a.
Everybody is talking about the pertussis (also known as whooping cough). Babies. If you are the parent of an infant, it's important to know that babies do not .