Improving child lung health care

1. Avoid Secondhand Smoke: Ensure that your child is not exposed to secondhand smoke, as it can be harmful to their developing lungs.

2. Encourage Active Play: Promote physical activity and outdoor play, which can help improve lung function and overall fitness.

3. Adequate Nutrition: Provide a balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables to support lung development and overall health.

4. Immunizations: Ensure your child is up-to-date on vaccinations to prevent respiratory infections.

5. Practice Good Hygiene: Teach your child to wash their hands regularly to reduce the risk of infections that can affect the lungs.

6. Limit Allergen Exposure: If your child has allergies, take steps to reduce exposure to allergens such as dust mites, pollen, or pet dander.

7. Regular Check-ups: Schedule regular check-ups with a pediatrician to monitor your child’s lung health and address any concerns.

8. Promote Breathing Exercises: Teach your child deep breathing exercises to strengthen their lung capacity and promote healthy breathing habits.

Dr Yoges Aahwad