View Post

How does separation or divorce affect a child with asthma or other chronic illness?

In Child Custody by Elizabeth Stephenson

May is National Asthma Awareness Month. Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which the airways become inflamed and narrowed. Breathing becomes extremely difficult, and there will be periods of shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, and coughing. An asthma attack occurs when the symptoms become severe. Asthma attacks are dangerous and require immediate emergency care. They can be fatal. Over 6 million children have asthma. There is no cure for asthma, but the disease can be managed with proper treatment and medication. Most people with the disease can live normal, active lives. If your child has asthma, you will want to learn everything you can about the disease. Share that information with family and friends. Even if your child doesn’t have asthma, it would be wise to learn about …