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routine care

My child (or teen) is healthy - why schedule an appointment?

We at Riverside Pediatrics believe in the importance of regular well-child visits to ensure that your child is healthy, and stays healthy!
We adhere to the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended schedule as well as to their immunization guidelines.

The Benefits of Well-Child Visits:
  • Prevention. Your child gets scheduled immunizations to prevent illness. You also can ask your pediatrician about nutrition and safety in the home and at school.
  • Tracking growth and development. See how much your child has grown in the time since your last visit, and talk with your doctor about your child's development. You can discuss your child's milestones, social behaviors and learning.
  • Raising concerns. Make a list of topics you want to talk about with your child's pediatrician such as development, behavior, sleep, eating or getting along with other family members. Bring your top three to five questions or concerns with you to talk with your pediatrician at the start of the visit.
  • Team approach. Regular visits create strong, trustworthy relationships among pediatrician, parent and child. The AAP recommends well-child visits as a way for pediatricians and parents to serve the needs of children. This team approach helps develop optimal physical, mental and social health of a child. 
-American Academy of Pediatrics

Well Visit Schedule

Newborn visit within 1-3 days of discharge from the hospital
2 weeks old
1 month old
2 months old
4 months old
6 months old
9 months old
12 months old
15 months old
18 months old
24 months old 2.5 years old
3 years old
Yearly until adulthood

Ages & Stages

Breast Feeding Support

Nutrition and Healthy Living Resources

Safety Information

Car seat Information
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