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Newborn Care: Well Child Visit Schedule

We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics well child visit schedule, which is outlined below. This list includes the recommended age for each well child visit and what to expect during your child's exam. Well child visits are important to ensure necessary preventative care, track your child's growth and development, and establish a strong relationship with your pediatrician. 

Age

Well  Child  Exam

By 1 Week

Jaundice check, weight check, feeding issues, metabolic screening,
newborn vaccines (if needed), parent vaccines (if needed)

2 Weeks

Weight check, physical exam, newborn vaccines (if needed),
parent vaccines (if needed)

1 Month

Weight check, physical exam, vaccines (if needed)

2 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

4 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

6 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

9 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, finger stick (hemoglobin), vaccines (if needed)

12 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, TB skin test (if needed), vaccines (if needed)

15 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

18 Months

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

2 Years

Physical exam, growth and development, lead screening (if needed),
vaccines (if needed)

2.5 Years
(30 months)

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

3 Years

Physical exam, growth and development, TB skin test (if needed)

4 Years & Older

Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)

Annual check-up recommended, and if needed may include finger stick (hemoglobin), urinalysis, and/or vision/hearing screening.

 

Updated February 2016


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