Tag Archives: Asthma attack

Tips to help your child – what to do when they are anxious

Stay calm and look relaxed even if you are feeling anxious too. Your child’s anxiety will be worse if they know you are worried. If you can, take the child to a quite room away from noise and distractions: Speak in a gentle soothing tone. Give sips of water. Stay with your child until they […]

Knowing when to get emergency help

If you have given 10 puffs of their reliever inhaler and they are still no better your child will need emergency help. Call 999. Any of these symptoms are an emergency: Distressed. Gasping for breath. Neck and tummy sucking in when breathing. Unable to eat or drink. Finding it hard to speak. Looking pale or […]