Well Child Appointments
well child Check
We recommend well child visits according to the American Academy of Pediatrics schedule:
  • 24-48 hours following hospital discharge
  • 1 week
  • 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24 and 30 months
  • Annually from 3 to 21
A well child visit is defined as a routine visit to your provider for: (See Well-Child Care: A Check-Up for Success)
  • A physical exam
  • Updated immunizations
  • Review of growth and development
  • Investigating any abnormal finding to determine need for intervention
  • Discussing health, safety, nutrition, and physical fitness as appropriate for age
  • Educating as needed regarding ongoing care for chronic conditions such as asthma, ADHD/ADD, diabetes, etc