Well Visit Schedule

  • Prenatal visit   - ideally 2 months before due date

At this visit, we discuss your concerns, expectations and answer your questions. We will also address car seat safety. The issue about your baby's delivery whether at the hospital, birthing center or home.

 

  • Well child exams according to the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics at

 

  • Newborn Well check  within 1st week

At this visit, we discuss newborn behavior, how you can read the cues your baby gives you. We explain under what circumstances you should contact us. 

  • 2 weeks - 1 months

At this visit we look at your baby's development e.g. eye contact, raising the head slightly when on tummy and staying awake for an hour or longer

  • 2 months

At this visit, we look forward to seeing your baby's improved head control, social smiles, cooing and tracking with eyes

  • 4 months

At this visit, your baby has started to roll, has good chest support when on tummy, laughs/babbles and reaches for objects with both hands

  • 6 months

At this visit we see your baby roll both ways, is transferring objects between hands, is sitting well with support, babbles and laughs. We will discuss introducing solid foods. 

  • 9 months

At this visit, we explain that your baby may show some stranger anxiety, sits well alone, is making consonant sounds, has developed an excellent pincer grasp and pulls to a stand

  • 1 years

At this visit your toddler may be cruising along furniture, may say 1-2 word, is finger feeding self, is pointing and waving. At this visit, we will check the hemoglobin to rule out anemia.

 

 

  • 15 months

At this visit your toddler is most likely walking alone, understands what you say and ask and is saying 3-5 words, starting to use utensils 

  • 18 months

At this visit your toddler has at least 10 words, is running and kicking and throwing balls, is feeding self with utensils and is having more struggles with independence and tantrums

  • 2 years

At this visit, your toddler is climbing stairs, says at least 20+ words and has 2-word phrases, scribbles/colors, starts dressing and undressing self. We will guide you with toilette training issues as well as how to best handle two-year behavior.

  • 2 1/2 years   

At this visit your toddler will have mastered 2 phrase sentences, has up to 50 words  Can follow two-step commands

  • 3 years

At this visit your toddler can say 3-word sentences, the speech is understandable most of the time, he/she can jump in place, knows name and age, copies circles and cross signs, has independence seeking behavior

  • yearly after that

at every annual well-child visit we focus on physiologic, emotional and cognitive development

 

As you can see - Well-child visits allow us to be most supportive of your parenting needs. Of course, you may share "pearls of wisdom" you have encountered as you watch your child grow up and may want to share with us!

Patient Information 
 
Our Location:
 
1901 Medi Park Dr. Suite # 110
 
Amarillo TX 79106
 
Mo - TH 8:00 - 12:00 pm
           
           1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
 
 
Phone:     806 468-4310        
Fax:        806 468-4311

 

 

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