What are the symptoms of breath-holding?
During a breath-holding spell, a child may: turn blue or become pale; lose consciousness; stop breathing; have a strained expression as if they are crying, although they will make no sound; become limp; faint; sweat; have muscle twitching or body stiffness; have jerky movements, and; cry.
Author: Nikki Wallis
First answered: 27 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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