Preventive Healthcare/ Well Child - Baby Visits

Preventive care means regular checkups, continuous guidance from a pediatrician and keeping your children up-to-date on vaccinations. This is a time tested approach that helps to improve the quality of life, promote proper use of resources and prevent loss of efficiency.

 

What is done at such visits?

 

  • You health provider will assess the child’s growth, development, nutrition, immunization and general health.
  • Various age appropriate screenings will be offered to you.
  • The status of your child’s health will be discussed with you, doubts if any will be cleared and actions will be taken if required.

 

The following is the recommended Preventive Care Schedule

 

Up-to 14 weeks of age: Height, Weight, Head Circumference, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental Evaluation + Immunization.

 

3-9 months: (Every 2 months) Height, Weight, Head Circumference, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental Evaluation+/- Immunization.

 

At 9 months: Height, Weight, Head Circumference, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental Evaluation and Immunization + Hemoglobin (for Anemia).

 

1-2 years: (Every 3 months) Height, Weight, Head Circumference, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental Evaluation+ Immunization.

 

3 -5 years: (Every Year) Height, Weight, BMI, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental /Behavior Evaluation+ Blood pressure check up+ Hemoglobin+/- Immunization.

 

6-10 years: (Every 2 Years) Height, Weight, BMI, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental /Behavior Evaluation+ Blood pressure check up+/- Immunization.

 

11-19 years: Height, Weight, BMI, Vision and Hearing, Physical Exam, Developmental /Behavior Evaluation+ Blood pressure check up + Urine Analysis and Hemoglobin – Once at puberty +/- Immunization.

 

Call us for further Information at 080 411 54816

 

Keeping your child strong and healthy is the first step towards prevention.


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