HOW OFTEN DO I SEE THE DOCTOR FOR VISITS?

    There are so many developmental changes in the child’s first 12 months of life that it is critical to achieving healthy growth and development. This includes vaccine administration as well as appropriate physical and mental evaluations on a timely basis, This enables the health care provider to detect any problems and manage them in a timely manner. It is of immense importance for you to keep track of all your appointments with the doctor. These visits also give you the opportunity to ask questions regarding your child’s development and be reassured or adopt different care plans as may be suggested by your pediatrician

 

The recommended schedule is as follows:

 

  •  2-3 days after birth for vaginal deliveries

  •  5-7 days after birth for C-section babies 

  • 2-4 weeks depending on doctor's recommendation at first visit

  •  2 months

  • 3 months

  • 4 months

  • 6 months

  • 9 months 

  • 12 months

  • 15 months

  • 18 months

  •  2 years

  • 2.5 years

  • 3 years

  • 1 per year for annual checkup after 3 years of age

 

      We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for the timing of these vaccinations.

Stethoscope on the Cardiogram

American Academy of Pediatrics

Vaccine Information.

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