A IS FOR ASTHMA

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Tips for understanding your child's asthma.

        A IS FOR ASTHMA: Quick Tips for Parents and Caregivers

        #1

        Remember the Asthma Action Plan: 1) Sit down. 2) Stay calm. 3) Ask for help.

        #2

        Reduce your child's exposure to asthma triggers.

        #3

        Team up with your doctor! Take your child for regular check-ups.

        #4

        Share information about your child's asthma with your family, friends, and your child's caregivers. Give them copies of your child's "My Asthma Profile"[PDF], a handout that includes basic information about your child's treatment.