Asthma is a lifelong condition, but it shouldn't stop your child leading a full and active life if you learn how to manage it. Good basic clinical care consists of an annual asthma review meeting with your GP or asthma nurse, a written asthma action plan, an inhaler technique check and knowing what to do if your child has an asthma attack.
Asthma UK is here to help children who have been newly diagnosed and their families through their asthma journey: what asthma is, how it is treated and how to reduce their risk of an attack. We've used leading experts to draw together all the information you'll need as your child grows up with asthma. Asthma is a lifelong condition which can be serious, but if shouldn’t stop your child leading a full can active life if you learn how to manage it with a written asthma action plan, an inhaler technique check and ensuring you know what to do if your child has an asthma attack.
If you’re a parent of a child who’s recently been diagnosed with asthma or you want to understand how to manage your child’s asthma well, we recommend ordering our ‘My Asthma Pack’
Asthma UK provides independent confidential telephone advice and support to people with asthma through our team of expert asthma nurse specialists.