Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

breathing???

my son is 12 days old and sometimes he will start breathing like he just ran a marathon with a little bit of weezing sometimes too. it usually happens when he gets excited i think...should i take him to the doctor?

Answer Question
 
proudmommy10108

Asked by proudmommy10108 at 7:31 AM on Oct. 12, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (3)
  • if he's wheezing I would atleast call the dr. wheezing isn't good, but if it's only when he's excited it may not be true wheezing. I'd call.
    myboogiewoogie

    Answer by myboogiewoogie at 8:04 AM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • My youngest was hospitalized for respiratpry stuff, but when I brought my twins the first was making the excited breathing habits. My pede said it was normal, but it is always good to ask a dr. when you have concerns.
    vsrillo

    Answer by vsrillo at 10:44 AM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • It's probaly normal but you def. want to make an appointment asap, it could be athsma.
    jocelynvlong

    Answer by jocelynvlong at 2:57 AM on Oct. 13, 2008

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.