Cooler weather doesn’t just mean it’s time to break out the boots and sweatshirts. It’s also when more colds and coughs start circulating — especially among children. Most children catch colds or other respiratory infections three to seven times per year.
While that may seem like a lot, you can do some things to help your child feel better. In this short video, Dr. Deborah Vicario explains why antibiotics don’t work for most coughs and colds in children, when you should be concerned about your child’s cough and what you can do to help treat your child’s illness.