Well Child Care

Well Child Care Specialist
Well-child care appointments were established by the American Medical Association to give your child the care and preventive medicine needed to promote a healthy lifestyle. The friendly team of pediatricians at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics are experienced in well-child care for all ages. Located in New York City on the Upper East Side, these pediatricians can handle all of your child’s health needs. Contact the office today to schedule your initial appointment.

Well Child Care Q & A

Carnegie Hill Pediatrics

What is well-child care?

A routine well-child visit at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics is a regularly scheduled appointment to assess the growth and development of your child from birth to adulthood. During these appointments, your pediatrician completes a comprehensive physical, including disease screening and prevention.

These routinely scheduled appointments allow your pediatrician to develop a relationship with both you and your child, building trust and familiarity.

What happens during a well-child visit?

When you see your pediatrician at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics, they perform a variety of tests and procedures during the examination. These can include:

  • Vision testing
  • Hearing testing
  • Height, weight, and head measurements
  • Routine immunizations
  • Development appraisal

During well-child visits, your pediatrician provides you with the opportunity to ask any questions or voice any concerns you have about your child, including growth, development, or habits. To get a greater understanding of your child, your doctor may ask you a variety of questions regarding how your child:

  • Eats
  • Sleeps
  • Plays
  • Interacts with others
  • Behaves

Your pediatrician may also provide information regarding your child’s current developmental stage. That includes things like safety, discipline, and what you can expect to happen next in your child’s development.

How often are well-child appointments scheduled?

Routine well-child visits occur at certain ages. Carnegie Hill Pediatrics recommends scheduling your child’s appointments regularly through the infant years. After age one, the recommended schedule includes appointments at:

  • 15 months
  • 18 months
  • 24 months
  • 30 months
  • 3 years
  • Yearly until age 21

If you’re looking for a pediatrician on the Upper East Side of New York City, contact Carnegie Hill Pediatrics today. You can schedule an appointment by calling the office or book an initial consultation online.

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