Hacking, Coughing Kids? Some Other Hacks for a Good Night’s Sleep


Cold and flu season can bring out worrisome hacking coughs in children at night—which leaves both parent and child exhausted and moody for days. We all know a solid nights’ sleep is the best cure for getting better, but that’s easier said than done when your child can’t control their coughing enough to fall asleep. And if they do fall asleep, it’s often interrupted by sudden, nocturnal coughing fits, which can keep the entire family awake.

From the best sleeping positions for kids to cough syrups, here are a few simple tips to help relieve the dreaded ‘Nocturnal Cough,’ so you can get that sleep you both need.