Step 1: Talk to a Doctor
Talk to a doctor about your child’s asthma. If your child has
asthma or if you think your
child may have asthma,
child to a doctor. Your doctor will work with you to keep
your child from having asthma attacks.
--Learn what triggers your child’s asthma attacks.
--Identify asthma triggers in your home.
--Talk about ways to get rid of triggers in your home.
--Find out what medicine your child should take.
Step 2: Make a Plan
Ask your doctor to help you create your child’s Asthma Action Plan.
Work with your doctor to create an
Asthma Action Plan that will
help you learn to prevent your child’s asthma attacks.
Step 3: Asthma-Proof Your Home
Triggers are a part of everyday life.
Asthma attacks can be triggered by things like mold growing in your
bath or tiny dust mites that live in
blankets, pillows, or your child's
Learn more about things that might trigger an asthma attack and
what you can do to get rid of them
and help your child stay healthy.