Asthma in childhood
Wheezing is very common in babies and toddlers, but not all children with wheeze go on to develop asthma. About one in four children will be diagnosed with asthma sometime during childhood.
You need to work out a plan for managing your child's asthma with your doctor.
To find out more
Raising Children Network The Raising Children website is produced with the help of an extensive network including the Australian Government.
Asthma Australia: There is information about asthma including asthma action plans in many languages on the website of
Royal Children's Hospital (Melbourne) https://www.rch.org.au/
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.