Well Child

Our practice follows the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommended schedule for well child care. During a child’s first four years, our primary focus during well visits is to monitor your child’s growth and development, identify and treat developmental or medical problems, give routine childhood immunizations and provide education and guidance to parents.


Birth to 4 Years Old

Areas of health that we monitor include: nutrition, sleep questions, speech development, toilet training, school readiness, sibling and family issues, as well as the normal developmental expectations for each stage of early childhood.

Age Typical Examination
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)
1 Month Weight check, physical exam, vaccines (if needed)
2 Months Physical exam, growth and development, hearing screening, vaccines (if needed)
4 Months Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)
6 Months Physical exam, growth and development, hearing screening, vaccines (if needed)
9 Months Physical exam, growth and development, finger stick (hemoglobin), vaccines (if needed)
12 Months Physical exam, growth and development, hearing screening, TB skin test (if needed), vaccines (if needed)
15 Months Physical exam, growth and development, hearing screening, vaccines (if needed)
18 Months Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)
2 Years Physical exam, growth and development, hearing and vision screening, lead screening (if needed), vaccines (if needed)
2.5 Years Physical exam, growth and development, vaccines (if needed)
3 Years Physical exam, growth and development, hearing and vision screening, urinalysis, TB skin test (if needed)
4 Years Physical exam, growth and development, hearing and vision screening, vaccines (if needed)


After age 4, an annual well visit is recommended, and if needed may include lab tests, adolescent vaccines, urinalysis, vision and hearing screening, and concussion screening. We monitor areas of health including: nutrition, sleep, speech development, school readiness, sibling and family issues, behavioral health concerns, asthma and allergy management, adolescent vaccines, referrals to pediatric specialists.


5 to 18 Years Old

Areas of health that we monitor include: nutrition, sleep questions, speech development, school readiness, sibling and family issues, ADHD/ADD concerns, concussion baseline and management, asthma and allergy management, referrals to pediatric specialists.

Age Typical Examination
5 Years Physical exam, growth and development, Varivax, MMR, Mantoux, urinalysis, vision and hearing screening, VEP
6 Years Physical exam, growth and development, urinalysis, finger stick (lipid panel), vision and hearing screening
7 Years Physical exam, growth and development, urinalysis, vision and hearing screening
8 Years Physical exam, growth and development, urinalysis, finger stick (hemoglobin), vision and hearing screening
9 Years Physical exam, growth and development, vision and hearing screening
10 Years Physical exam, growth and development, finger stick (hemoglobin and lipid panel) vision and hearing screening
11 Years Physical exam, growth and development, TDaP, Menactra, Gardasil, Mantoux, Urinalysis, vision and hearing screening
12 Years Physical exam, growth and development, finger stick (hemoglobin), vision and hearing screening
13 Years Physical exam, growth and development, urinalysis, finger stick (hemoglobin), hearing and vision screening
14 Years Physical exam, growth and development, urinalysis, finger stick (hemoglobin) hearing and vision screening
15 Years Physical exam, growth and development, urinalysis, finger stick (CBC and lipid panel) hearing and vision screening
16 Years Physical exam, growth and development, Menactra booster, urinalysis, finger stick (hemoglobin) vision and hearing screening
17 Years Physical exam, growth and development, Menactra booster, urinalysis finger stick (hemoglobin) vision and hearing screening
18/College Years Physical exam, growth and development, Menactra, Mantoux, urinalysis, finger stick (CBC and lipid panel) vision and hearing screening

 



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