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Pediatric Care

Early childhood is a crucial period for both the child and parents. This formative period depends on normal development of vital organs like the brain.

Our commendation:

Book a visit at age 1 week with your physician, please bring in the discharge papers from the hospital for this visit.

Babies are usually checked by a health care provider within the first week of going home from the hospital. At this first visit your health care provider will:

  • Weigh your baby and measure your baby’s length and head circumference.

  • Check for signs of jaundice

  • Check on how breastfeeding is going for you and your baby.

  • Do a general health exam.

  • Ask how the family is adjusting to the new baby.

  • Complete any screening tests that were not done at the hospital

After the first visit, your physician would see your child each time your receive immunization for the first year, at 18 months, then at ages two and five.

During this visit our physicians would ask general medical questions including:

  • Your child’s developmental milestones, language milestones, and social and emotional issues.

  • Do a physical examination, check weight, height and head circumference,

  • Discuss vaccination and help you with getting needed vaccinations for your child.

  • Your doctor will also answer any questions you may have.

*Once your child is 5 years old, we recommend a health maintenance visit every 1 to 2 years until he is 18 years old.