If you’re a parent it can be tricky to know what to do when your baby or child starts coughing and their nose starts running. This information is for you!
There are lots of infections and conditions that can affect your child’s breathing and their lungs. Here you can read about your child's lungs, the different lung conditions which affect children, and read the stories of people like you.
- Asthma in children
- Bleeding into children's lungs
- Bronchiectasis in children
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
- Children’s interstitial lung disease (chILD)
- Congenital lung abnormalities
- Cystic fibrosis
- Eosinophillic lung conditions
- How children’s lungs grow
- Lung tumours in children
- OSA in children
- Pectus carinatum (pigeon chest)
- Pectus excavatum (funnel chest)
- Pneumonia in children
- Pneumothorax in children
- Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) in children
- Pulmonary hypertension in children
- Pulmonary vasculitis
- Risks to your child’s lungs
- Sarcoidosis in children
- Signs of breathing problems in children
- Tuberculosis in children
- When your child is diagnosed with a lung condition
I now know what it means to take a deep breath
Laura has pectus excavatum (funnel chest). For years she tried to hide its effects, but after surgery she can now breathe deeply.
Our son’s chest infections were too frequent to be normal
Lisa’s baby son had reflux and kept getting chest infections. When he was finally diagnosed and treated for a rare condition, the change was instant.