Goat sounds

Why does my baby boy sound like a goat?

Premature babies, especially boys, sometimes make a raspy groan that sounds a bit like a goat. This is normal for some babies. The reason is unknown.

A) Describing a baby’s goat noises

Some premature babies, especially boys may regularly make a raspy groan that sounds a bit like a goat. It can be loud enough to keep you awake. The reason is unknown.

It happens both when the baby is awake and asleep.

The sound is normal and babies grow out of it during the first year.

Other breathing sounds may not be normal. If you have any concerns about your baby’s sounds, consider making a video of your baby and sharing it with your health-care providers.

The video below shows a healthy baby boy who is making goat-like noises.

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