I Have a Child With Asthma

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    My Daughter

    I Knew from the minute i went to hospital and doctors said a emergency caesarian had to be done and booked me into theatre, in the world a few minutes and was rushed to intensive care was having breathing trouble and it started from there within in a week she was home , she kept...
    swimmingswan swimmingswan
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2012

    I Have 2 Girls With Asthma

    sigh, its hard but you know, it could always be worse..but especially now with the weather changing, they are miserable. they are both allergic to planet earth, all plants, trees etc, dust, mold. they get asthma from that. and when its too cold outside , humid, raining, when they...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 5, 2011

    He's Under Control

    My son wasn't actually diagnosed with asthma until he was 6mos. old. He was put on albuterol through a nebulizer at 3mos though. I woke up one night to him gagging and coughing, we went to the ER and he had pneumonia. we stayed in the hospital for 3days and went home with a neb...
    KiFire89 KiFire89
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2012

    My Little Boy Suffers From Asthma

    My son was born with bronchitis and then the asthma came when he was 1 year old and now he is turning 4 in May and it has gotten better but sometimes it is bad on him but he never had an attack that kept him in the hospital but thank God for that you just have to be there for yr...
    michellemtjpjt michellemtjpjt
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    I Can't Get Any Sleep

    Whenever the seasons change there is a flare up from his asthma.  There are times when he missed a week of school at a time.  Its awful because I don't trust the school to be prompt in giving him his treatments. When the coughing begins his body shakes and there is no...
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    Jul 18, 2008

    My Daughter

    I Knew from the minute i went to hospital and doctors said a emergency caesarian had to be done and booked me into theatre, in the world a few minutes and was rushed to intensive care was having breathing trouble and it started from there within in a week she was home , she kept...
    swimmingswan swimmingswan
    36-40, F
    May 5, 2012

    I Share Your Pain

    My daughter was diagnosed at two years of age. she is now going to be ten next month. I had a hard time trynig to figure out her triggers. They seem to cahnge from season to season, year to year. I went the exhausted route by getting my ducts cleaned out ever four yers to...
    seasoned seasoned
    41-45, F
    Feb 21, 2009

    My Son

    my son has very bad asthma attacks, we are not sure what causes his attacks yet although have been able to alliminate a few things such as animal hair, and stuff, but it can be very scary when he has an attack the last attack nearly killed him, thankfully he pulled threw and...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 14, 2008

    My 3 year old has been diagnosed with asthma.

    I just couldnt believe it when I heard it. With her it has been one sickness after another. She gets alot more attention than my other two daughters. I try my best to do things equally but its hard when you have a sick child. She gets two puffs of her inhaler in the morning and...
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2014

    Asthma

    I will never forget this day for as long as I live.  When my oldest was 15 months old I remember him sitting on the floor playing with his blocks and I was close by folding laundry when all of a sudden he started gasping for air, I remember him falling back and...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    36-40
    2 Responses May 20, 2009
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