Asthma and your child

We have all the advice and support you need to help your child stay well with their asthma.

Asthma and your child

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Getting your child diagnosed

Our expert guide on getting your child or baby diagnosed with asthma: from spotting symptoms, to having tests, to managing suspected asthma.
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Managing your child's asthma

Get tips from other parents and advice from healthcare professionals about all the things you can do to stay on top of your child’s asthma.
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Your child's inhalers and medicines

Find out how your child asthma medicines work, what the benefits are, what the potential side effects could be, and the ways to get the best from them here.
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What to do if your child has an asthma attack

Know when your child’s having an asthma attack, what to do, and how you can help them to recover.

Helping your child live well with asthma

We know that helping your child manage their asthma can be worrying. Find out how to make everyday life easier when your child has asthma.

Parent and Carer Support Network

A space for parents and carers of children with all lung conditions to come together.
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Your child’s asthma action plan

Using a written asthma action plan can significantly reduce the risk of asthma symptoms and an asthma attack for children.
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