What to do if a child has an asthma attack

If your child is having an asthma attack, follow these instructions:

1. Help the child to sit in a comfortable position and take their medication.

2. Reassure the child.

3. If the attack becomes severe, or they don’t have their medication, call 999.

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Last updated: 24 days ago