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
- Bronchiectasis in children
- Bronchiolitis obliterans in children
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
- Children’s interstitial lung disease (chILD)
- Cystic fibrosis
- Eosinophilic lung conditions
- How children’s lungs grow
- OSA in children
- Pectus carinatum (pigeon chest)
- Pectus excavatum (funnel chest)
- Pneumonia in children
- Pneumothorax in children
- Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) in children
- Pulmonary haemorrhage (bleeding into the lung)
- Pulmonary hypertension in children
- Pulmonary vasculitis
- Risks to your child’s lungs
- Sarcoidosis in children
- Signs of breathing problems in children
- Tuberculosis (TB) in children
- When your child is diagnosed with a lung condition
Your stories about children's conditions
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
When Lisa’s baby son was diagnosed and treated for a rare condition, the change was instant.