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  • If your child has an asthma attack and breathing is difficult, call triple zero (000) for an ambulance.
  • Take your child to the doctor if you are concerned about any breathing problems they have.
  • If your child has asthma, it is important to know the signs of an asthma attack or asthma emergency and know how to administer asthma first aid.
  • Make sure your doctor completes an asthma action plan for your child and it is updated at least once per year.
  • Understand your child’s asthma triggers to reduce the risk of an asthma attack.
  • Asthma is one of the most common reasons that children visit a doctor or go to hospital.

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Reviewed on: 30-05-2021