Introduction

Contemplating the illnesses and injuries that could befall your child is not an enjoyable exercise, but it’s necessary in order to get a sense for the potential medical costs of the early years. 

Children in their first six years encounter a wide range of new experiences. Unfortunately, many of these involve a heightened risk to their well-being, from catching the flu at school to coping with the emerging symptoms of a persistent condition such as asthma or ADHD. Here are 5 different medical expenses for parents to look out for.

(This guest post was contributed by ValueChampion Singapore, a consumer research and personal finance comparison firm that prides itself in distilling data into actionable, unbiased insights.)

#1 Contagious Illness

While sending your child to day care and school is a natural part of introducing him to society, it also means joining the herd as far as infectious diseases are concerned. Sicknesses