Health Concerns for Middle Child

By: Saraís Rosado Hernandez

Hearing

  • well development
  • ear infection left untreated = permanent hearing loss
  • Eustachian tube changes position prevent infections
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Vision

  • 6 years old is ready to read
  • focus improves
  • close- up vision improves
  • corrective lens can be used to correct
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Teeth

  • lose baby teeth and are replaced
  • become more self conscious
  • tooth decay is a common health problem
  • lack of hygiene causes cavity and cavities cause teeth to decay

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Obesity

  • excessive bodily fat
  • 25% of school age children affected
  • affects emotional health and lack self esteem
  • some have over weight parents
  • overweight can be inherited

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