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Asthma Medications & Monitoring

Asthma Action Plan

Use this printable sheet to help reduce or prevent flare-ups and emergency department visits through day-to-day management of your child's asthma.

Asthma Diary

Use this weekly diary to record your child's asthma symptoms, peak flows, the amount of medicine taken.

Teaching Your Child How to Swallow Pills

Swallowing a pill is something that many of us take for granted. But just like any skill, learning to swallow a pill takes practice.

What Are Nebulizers and Inhalers?

Find out how these asthma tools help kids take their medicines.

What if Kids Don't Take Their Asthma Medicine?

One of the best ways to help kids manage asthma, besides avoiding triggers, is to make sure they take their medicine as prescribed.