Childhood Asthma: Two Families Share their Stories
09
October

Childhood Asthma: Two Families Share their Stories

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

“It’s alright bubba, it’s alright… …I’m just getting you breathing.” “It’s ok buddy.” We have watched him go down in front of emergency doctors at the hospital and deteriorate. He has gone to the point where they said to me the only option left is to put breathing tubes down. And they actually asked me […]


Karen’s Asthma Story: The Burden of Childhood Asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Over the years I’ve had the girls in and out of hospital probably up to about 300 times. When they’re getting a bad asthma attack they will turn blue. Their lips go blue. They sink in under their eyes. You can tell they’re struggling. One time I’ve rung an ambulance, and that was for Alexandra, […]


Michelle’s Asthma Story: The Burden of Childhood Asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

“It’s alright bubba, it’s alright.” “I’m just getting you breathing.” “It’s ok, baby.” We have watched him go down in front of emergency doctors at the hospital, and deteriorate. He has gone to the point where they said the only option left is to put breathing tubes down. And they actually asked me to leave […]


10 things to know about asthma in children
15
September

10 things to know about asthma in children

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma affects over half a million Australian children and is one of the most common reasons why children have to go and see their GP or to attend the emergency department so it’s important that you know what the most common asthma symptoms are these can include shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing. They most often […]