As the parent of a toddler, I can confidently state that kids get sick. A lot. Their immune systems are developing and they’re constantly exposed to viruses that they haven’t had a chance to develop immunity against yet.
Also, kids play hard. They jump and run and take risks that adults don’t. This can result in broken bones, the need for stitches, and regular visits to the doctor.
So how then do we ensure that we can provide healthcare for children, even when we’re faced with tough economic times? Well, as we’ve mentioned before, even if you feel like you can’t afford healthcare for yourself, most health insurance plans include child-only healthcare options so that your family has the safety-net it needs in case your child gets sick or injured.