Dating someone young child
This change can be traced in paintings: In the Middle Ages, children were portrayed in art as miniature adults with no childlike characteristics.In the 16th century, images of children began to acquire a distinct childlike appearance.Recognition of childhood as a state different from adulthood began to emerge in the 16th and 17th centuries.Society began to relate to the child not as a miniature adult but as a person of a lower level of maturity needing adult protection, love and nurturing.
In the 19th century, children younger than seven years old were believed incapable of crime.
Children with ADHD and learning disabilities may need extra help to develop social skills.
The impulsive characteristics of an ADHD child may lead to poor peer relationships.
The infant mortality rate dropped from 90 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990, to 48 in 2012.
The highest average infant mortality rates are in sub-Saharan Africa, at 98 deaths per 1,000 live births – over double the world's average.