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Your stories: For parents

Inspiring stories from parents of children with asthma

Allergies

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Jayne Bettles

"We remember to take our reliever inhalers with us wherever we go and make sure asthma doesn't rule our lives."

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Tammy Gore

“I'm never afraid of going to the doctor if I notice things have changed.”

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Exercise

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Helen Johns

"I do worry, but I’ve got to let him live his life."

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Jeannette Speight

"I’m so proud when I watch him take part in his swimming events – I just cry all the time!"

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Family life

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Fiona

"I’m confident that his teachers and friends know what to do in an emergency."

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Ernie McDade

"We got into a really good routine, because none of us wanted him to have another asthma attack"

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Jayne Bettles

"We remember to take our reliever inhalers with us wherever we go and make sure asthma doesn't rule our lives."

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Independence

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Helen Johns

"I do worry, but I’ve got to let him live his life."

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Anna Bonnett

'I’m really lucky to have good support. It helps me get through the difficult patches'

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Recovery

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Sarah Johnson

"Understanding more about asthma helps to build my confidence."

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Shakeela Riaz

"Dealing with asthma has become part of the routine of family life."

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Ernie McDade

"We got into a really good routine, because none of us wanted him to have another asthma attack"

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Fiona

"I’m confident that his teachers and friends know what to do in an emergency."

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Jeannette Speight

"I’m so proud when I watch him take part in his swimming events – I just cry all the time!"

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Maria Brain

 "We're determined not to let asthma hold us back."

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Sharon Woodward

“I like to think I’m a good role model for my son Ellis”

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Sarah Johnson

"Understanding more about asthma helps to build my confidence."

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Shakeela Riaz

"Dealing with asthma has become part of the routine of family life."

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Hayley Wing

"You need to speak up to make sure your child has the support they need"

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Tips and tricks

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Sharon Woodward

“I like to think I’m a good role model for my son Ellis”

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Anna Bonnett

'I’m really lucky to have good support. It helps me get through the difficult patches'

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Hayley Wing

"You need to speak up to make sure your child has the support they need"

Read Hayley's Story