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heavy coughing

So I have a cold and cannot stop coughing, will this harm the baby? I try not to cough but can't help it :( im 14wks
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Baby will be fine.  But I hope you get better soon!!
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The baby will be fine. Call the Dr. He may be able to help you find some relief.
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I have a bad cough too and my Dr says it's safe to take robitussin DM and use cough drops
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Coughing will not hurt the baby...but depending on how far along you are may make you wee a bit...The worst thing coughing could do is make your ab muscles sore.

Now, if you have a fever you should see your Dr because that could mean an infection (ie: sinus infection)

Just try to relax and increase your fluids.
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I been coughing for 5 days now due to the flu. I'm 17wks. I been taking cough drops and drinking tea.I really can't take meds (high risk). I will be glad when it's over. Coughing alot does make you pee your pants. Hope you feel better soon. Call your doctor also to see if you can take something.
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Ive been coughing since I was about 8 weeks along and it hasnt stopped (28 weeks now)... I have bad allergies which is causing the coughing and they said I can use Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra. Claritin does absolutely nothing for me, so I asked what about Claritin D and it has been linked to birth defects--- so thats a no... I tried zyrtec and still no relief... my body is intolerant to Allegra... so I just have to suffer until baby is out and I can go back on my allergy shots (which will be after I stop BF'ing)--- the worst part about it...Spring is right around the corner :(

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