Identifying asthma in your child, with paediatrician Mark Nethercote

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 16 December 2015

11 mins

Hearing your child have trouble breathing can be a really frightening experience, especially when it’s an ongoing problem. We talk to Paediatrician Mark Nethercote to explain the origins of asthma, its causes and what parents can do to manage and treat it.

For more information Mark Nethercote recommends:

Listen to more Kids' Health segments

Kids' Health Summer Series: myth busting bluebottle stings, poisonous jellyfish, and more ocean dangers

Summer is an awesome time of the year with children, it’s easier to get outside and who doesn’t love a good sand castle But summer comes with it’s own “nasties”-…
13 mins

Kids' Health Summer Series: Managing dog bites, bee stings, mosquitoes and more

Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids takes us through how to handle some of the nasty stings and bites (both animal and human!) that come along with warmer weather To listen to…
17 mins

Kids' Health Summer Series: How to deal with motion sickness

Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids gives us some tips on how we can help our children when they get motion sickness To listen to other interviews from the Kids' Summer
11 mins

Kids' Health Summer Series: Water safety tips

Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids takes us through what to be aware of this summer around pools, lakes, rivers and beaches (and some other water bodies you may not have thought…
10 mins

Kids' Health Summer Series: How to avoid food poisoning like the plague

Even the best of us can contract food poisoning despite our valiant efforts, and that includes kids too Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids gives us the lowdown on how it…
8 mins

The best ways to protect your child's teeth as they grow

When should you start brushing your child’s baby teeth? Should you be doing the brushing? Or teaching them how to do it?  Dr Philippa Sawyer, a paediatric dentist ,…
11 mins