Warning signs of an asthma attack

14) Discussing life threatening asthma

Teenage girl making daisy chain

Teenage girl making daisy chain

If you have experience of someone who has died of asthma, it may be especially frightening for you and your child. It is difficult to reassure children and families at such a difficult time.

Your child may hear or see reports on television, radio or social media when a child or adult has died after an asthma attack. They may be frightened or confused. They may want to ask you about it. You can give reassurance by teaching them about the importance of what good asthma care means.

Here are some things for you think about on the following pages.