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Pertussis (Whooping Cough) often occurs in children as a persistent cough for as long as three weeks with no fever. A person with pertussis may cough so hard that it causes gagging or vomiting and a "whooping" sound as the person gasps for air after a coughing fit.
Download a Pertussis Information Sheet or click the icon to learn what whooping cough sounds like.
These three doctors who work in the Denver Health OBGYN department share their experience of having their own babies delivered at Denver Health.