Antibiotics are ineffective against a virus, unless you've also got a bacterial infection.
Antibiotic resistance is on the rise – "It’s really worrying. There should be alarm bells ringing for all of us," one GP told us.
The disease claims almost half a million lives every year.
Researchers analysed the records of more than 250,000 preschool children.
The mum is now speaking out to warn others of the dangers.
The government has launched a new five-year plan to deal with antibiotic resistance.
Drugs taken in the first two years of life alter gut bacteria.
Taking antibiotics 'just in case' may have grave consequences, health officials warn.
According to the Mayo Clinic in the U.S., the overuse and misuse of antibiotics can lead to health risks. Learn more here.
But it only works for women.