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Ava was diagnosed with asthma four years ago, and now she's a 7-year-old expert. She and her mom, Angela, are happy to share the tips they've learned along the way.
For years, doctors at other hospitals misdiagnosed Yaretzi's breathing problems. Recently, our doctors confirmed what her mom, Claudia, suspected all along: she has asthma. Now, they're ready to get her asthma under control.
It can be scary to learn your child has asthma, but receiving that diagnosis is the first step to helping them breathe better. With the right asthma team and treatment, your child can get back to the things they love.
The experts in our pediatric asthma program specialize in helping kids breathe better.Learn about our program
"As long as you stick to your plan, they get better."
Teaching kids how to care for themselves is an important part of helping them manage their asthma. Angela shares how she's learned to help Ava with her daily and emergency medications.
Angela has learned a lot during her daughter's journey with asthma. Check out nine of her favorite tips for keeping kids with asthma healthy and happy.
Pediatric pulmonologist Dr. Federico believes that asthma shouldn't stop kids from doing what they love.Meet Dr. Federico
The multidisciplinary experts in our Breathing Institute offer treatment for common and complex pediatric respiratory disorders.Learn more
"I think it's cool that it's a hospital for kids. I didn't want to leave."
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We paired newly diagnosed families with others who have been through the journey.See their stories