Frankie Bridge reveals son Parker, 6, was taken to A&E after having a croup ...

'To see him gasping for air was terrifying': Frankie Bridge rushed her son Parker, 6, to A&E after suffering a croup attack

By Eve Buckland For Mailonline

Published: 09:42 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 10:28 BST, 15 October 2020

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Frankie Bridge has revealed her son Parker was taken to hospital after having an attack of croup.

The singer, 31, shared a snap of her eldest son, six, sleeping on her on Wednesday as she detailed his horrifying experience with croup - a condition that affects children's airways and leaves them struggling to breathe.

She wrote: 'Was in A&E last night with this little guy, with yet another croup attack. Doesn't matter how many times it happens. To see someone gasping for air is always terrifying.

Emotional: Frankie Bridge has revealed her son Parker was taken to hospital after having an attack of croup

Emotional: Frankie Bridge has revealed her son Parker was taken to hospital after having an attack of croup

'Breaks my heart. But he's absolutely fine now,  all just very sleepy.'  

Croup is a childhood condition that makes it difficult to breathe, and causes a hoarse voice and barking cough. It affects the windpipe, airways to the lungs and the voice box. 

The also posted a snap of younger son Carter, five, with the caption: 'This guy however slept all night. Had no idea what happened. So has me up after three hours and is full of beans.'

Devoted mum: The beauty also posted a snap of younger son Carter, five, with the caption: 'This guy however slept all night. Had no idea what happened. So has me up after three hours and is full of beans'

Devoted mum: The also posted a snap of younger son Carter, five, with the caption: 'This guy however slept all night. Had no idea what happened. So has me up after three hours and is full of beans'

Back in November 2017 Frankie wasleft 'scared half to death' after then four-year-old Parker was taken ill and rushed to hospital with croup.

WHAT IS CROUP? 

 Croup is a common childhood condition that mainly affects babies' and young children's airways.

Croup makes it difficult to breathe, and causes a hoarse voice and barking cough. 

It affects the windpipe, airways to the lungs and the voice box. 

Croup symptoms usually come on after a few days and are often worse at night.   

A child will usually have cold-like symptoms to begin with, such as a temperature, runny nose and cough.

Croup symptoms usually come on after a few days and are often worse at night.

Croup usually gets better on its own within 48 hours but a visit to a GP or call to NHS

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