Behavior & Development • Oct 14, 2021

Breath-Holding Spells: Everything Parents Need to Know

If your child appeared to have a seizure, it would be quite terrifying. But what appears to be a seizure but isn’t is a phenomenon called breath-holding spells. Dr. Jamie Kondis, Pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses everything breath-holding spells. From what it looks like to how to manage them, Dr. Kondis is here to help you out. If you believe your child might be having breath-holding spells, take them to see their pediatrician right away.