Your son had a typical breath holding attack. These attacks are common at this age and usually follow on a sudden fright or a minor accident like hurting a toe.Your son will grow out of this but they may happen again for a while still. He will always start breathing again by himself. You should just blow gently on his face if he has another breath holding attack in the future.
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