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.

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