Barbara shares how she advocated for her daughter's asthma condition.
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I was working at that time. She had a really good caregiver who babysat her and I was lucky because she would call me at the first onset. We would go to the pediatrician. If I had to do beyond that, if I didn’t understand something, ask questions, they want you to ask questions, they want you to understand, and sometimes you have to push. But it’s okay, the more you can help yourself or your child, the more the doctor can really help you. And I know one time she was in a hospital situation, she was baby 8 or 9 and there was a resident on duty and he just wasn’t cutting it and I just looked at him and I just said, I’m not here for you to like me, you’re here to take care of my child. And that was that.

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