Each well child check up includes a complete physical exam, developmental screening, and weight and height measurements. For babies under 3 years of age, we will also be measuring the head circumference.

This is the suggested schedule for well visits according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Period Description
Birth (in hospital) Hearing screen, Newborn screen (PKU), HepB vaccine
1st Week Post Hospital exam and weight check
4 weeks Review of feedings, check growth, Hep B #2
2 months Dtap, HIB, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq (oral)
4 months Dtap, HIB, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq (oral)
6 months Dtap, HIB, Prevnar, Rotateq (oral)
9 months Mantoux, CBC, Urine analysis
12 months MMR, Varicella,
15 months HepB, Prevnar, HIB
18 months Dtap, IPV
2 years physical exam
3 years lead screen
4 years vision screen
5 years vision screen, urine analysis, Dtap, MMR, Varicella, IPV, Mantoux

Yearly exams are strongly recommended after the 5 year exam.

11 years Vision, Mantoux, Varicella (if needed), urine analysis
14 years Vision, Tdap, Menactra, Mantoux, HPV (girls), Varicella (if needed), urine analysis.

Table of abbreviations:

Dtap Diptheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis
HepB Hepatitis B vaccine
CBC complete blood count
HIB Hemophilus Infuenzae type B Vaccine
HPV Human Papilloma virus vaccine
IPV Inactivated polio vaccine
Menactra Meningococcal vaccine
MMR Measles mumps rubella vaccine
Prevnar Pneumococcal vaccine
Rotateq Rotavirus vaccine
Mantoux Tuberculosis screen
Varicella Chicken pox vaccine
Tdap Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine
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