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What can I expect at my baby's first checkup?

What can I expect at my baby's first checkup?

Complete exam: Your doctor will examine your baby from head to toe to look for any signs of underlying illness. Examination of the skin is important to detect jaundice and other newborn rashes. A heart exam is important to make sure your baby has not developed a heart murmur (this can develop even within days of birth). Also, your baby's weight and feeding will be assessed to make sure he is feeding well. ...Read more

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Help can babies still get shots at their 4 months checkup or is it too late?

Help can babies still get shots at their 4 months checkup or is it too late?

Yes: Babies can start their primary series as soon as 6 weeks and as late as circumstances make them. The child is most vulnerable to some of the childhood diseases in early infancy, so any delay is risky, but a good immunity can be built at any point that the vaccines are started. ...Read more

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My hubby is 51yrs and am 27, can his age course us for not having babies? He doesn't want to see the dr for checkup if there is any problems with him

Convince him to go: The male side of fertility testing is very simple and quick--semen analysis. The female side gets very involved and uncomfortable very quickly...Blood work, hystero-salpingogram, laparoscopy, lots of invasive potential directions very quick. So good to know if he is the issue first. ...Read more

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Miscarriage in 07. No docs since. Need to see if I'm still able to have babies. I'm tulalip native & I don't know if I have insurance? How much for checkup?

Miscarriage in 07. No docs since. Need to see if I'm still able to have babies. I'm tulalip native & I don't know if I have insurance? How much for checkup?

Call around: I think your best bet would be to call around to doctors in your area and just ask how much a consultation/ visit would cost. It can vary from practice to practice. The cost may be pretty high depending on the workup that you may need depending on your circumstances. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what a check up for an infant/toddler at the pediatricians consist of?

Can you tell me what a check up for an infant/toddler at the pediatricians consist of?

Preventive health: We ask questions about development, measure height, weight and head size and compare them to normal standards. We examine them from the top of the head to the toes. We observe their actions, tone, movements, interactions, etc. We discuss the normally expected milestones, safety precautions and mental health. We discuss and give vaccinations to prevent common diseases and schedule next visit. ...Read more

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What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

4 month vaccines: Vaccines given at 4 months of age are the 2nd doses of those received at 2 months of age (with the possible exception of hepatitis B depending on when it was given previously).
DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, acelluar pertussis)
PCV13 - pneumococcal conjugate
Polio
Hib - haemophilus influenzae type b
Rotavirus
+/- hepatitis B (depending on when prev doses were given) ...Read more

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What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

4 month vaccines: Vaccines given at 4 months of age are the 2nd doses of those received at 2 months of age (with the possible exception of hepatitis B depending on when it was given previously).
DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, acelluar pertussis)
PCV13 - pneumococcal conjugate
Polio
Hib - haemophilus influenzae type b
Rotavirus
+/- hepatitis B (depending on when prev doses were given) ...Read more

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Does formula (similac advance) make babies fat or chubby? Do all babies go through that chubby phase? At my son 1month check up he weigh 10pounds

Does formula (similac advance) make babies fat or chubby? Do all babies go through that chubby phase? At my son 1month check up he weigh 10pounds

No: It is not the formula but maybe the amount he is being fed. Review his intake with your doctor. Most babies double their birth weight between 2-3 months. All the best. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my child's 4-year checkup?

What can I expect at my child's 4-year checkup?

Well child: Head to toe physical, questions about development etc. In my office a urine sample and a small blood sample to check blood cell levels and lead levels are obtained. If you've kept current with the previous vaccinations then no shots should be needed. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my baby’s 1-month checkup?

What can I expect at my baby’s 1-month checkup?

Full exam: Physical & neurological exam, assessment of head & body growth, vision, hearing, evaluation of development, anticipatory guidance on safety, feeding schedule, sleep consolidation, immunizations & promotion of development are all important components of a well-child check. Use the AAP's Healthy Children app or healthychildren. Org & firstsigns. Org to help you create a list of questions to take in. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my baby's 4-month checkup?

What can I expect at my baby's 4-month checkup?

Well-baby care…: Consists of measuring your baby's height, weight, and head size, seeing how well he/she has grown since birth, checking her nutrition and development, answering questions you might have, giving you an idea of what to expect with your baby for the next two months, and providing immunizations. The 4-month visit is usually a lot of fun for both the parents and the pediatrician. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my baby's one year checkup?

What can I expect at my baby's one year checkup?

Full exam, vaccines: Expect to have your baby's height weight and head circumference measured and plotted on growth curves specific to age and gender and have that data reviewed with you and given to you in a written format. Physical, verbal, and social development of your baby will be reviewed and compared to normal. Review of lifestyle habits. Vaccinations reviewed and given. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my baby's six month checkup?

What can I expect at my baby's six month checkup?

Check growth etc: Usually your care provider will review your baby's growth and development, nutrition, safety, sleeping or any issues / concerns you may have and give the baby immunizations. Check our development and care questionnaires :http://www. Pamf. Org/children/common/development/questionnaires. Html. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my baby's two month checkup?

What can I expect at my baby's two month checkup?

Complete exam: The two month visit is an important opportunity for your pediatrician to assess how your baby is growing and starting to develop. A complete exam is done to screen for such things as eye problems, heart murmurs, hip disorders, and improvement in neck control. Your doctor will be discuss how your baby is growing. Vaccines are typically given to prevent certain life-threatening diseases. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my baby's nine month checkup?

What can I expect at my baby's nine month checkup?

Complete evaluation: The 9 month well visit is a complete evaluation of your child. It should include a check of your child's growth and development. There should be a discussion of what solid foods are being introduced. Immunizations should be reviewed and caught up. Your doctor should also tell you what development to expect over the next 3 months, until the 12 month visit. ...Read more

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How can I prepare my child for his checkup?

How can I prepare my child for his checkup?

Doctor visit prep.: Be honest with them and don't trick them to go to the doctor's office. When u r honest they know what they are going in for & they have less anxiety. They fear the unknown. The doctor makes a differenc as well. If the doctor knows how to connect with the child, after the 1st visit, they willbe less anxious and eventually they will not fear the doctor and his/her office. ...Read more

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What will happen at my child's 3-year checkup?

What will happen at my child's 3-year checkup?

Good idea!: You both have done well to survive the terrible twos! This check-up is a good way to move ahead best. Here's just what you want: http://www. Whattoexpect. Com/toddler-doctor-visits/3-year-checkup. Aspx
hope all goes well. ...Read more

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How often must a child have a routine health checkup?

Varies with age: Rapid growth & development in early infancy require more monitoring than the slow changes of the school age child. After a brief hospital stay, followup @ a few days may be needed to monitor weight & jaundice. @ 2wks a 2nd newborn screening test & eval, then 2/4/6mo during rapid growth, 9/12/15/18m during slower growth, than yearly starting @2.This schedule allows early detection of any problems. ...Read more

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Baby has 2 month appt Friday for checkup/shots. What can I expect after shots with his behavior/possible reactions? He also has TOF so getting Synagis (palivizumab)

Baby has 2 month appt Friday for checkup/shots. What can I expect after shots with his behavior/possible reactions? He also has TOF so getting Synagis (palivizumab)

Reactions..: The most common side effects with immunizations are fever and irritability which should normally last no more than a few hours and the fever should not be high (more than 102).Severe allergy (anaphylaxis) could happen but very uncommon. However it is certainly more common and risky to contract illnesses if not vaccinated, especially with his condition. Make sure you also discuss with his dr. ...Read more

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Had 2nd degree tear after child birthstitches out after two weeks. At 6 week checkup, need stitches again. Now cut looks open again. What to do?

Had 2nd degree tear after child birthstitches out after two weeks. At 6 week checkup, need stitches again. Now cut looks open again. What to do?

Rest: You need to use the water bottle perhaps the hospital gave you at discharge to rinse the area gently after you use the rest room. No wiping the area with toilet paper! Keep wearing light pads to keep the area dry and clean. Seek further medical care if the discharge is malodorous, painful, change in discharge. You also need to increase your fiber so soft stools and no lifting heavy items. ...Read more

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Hai. My 5 month baby hav n smallvsd now we hav done for last checkup, 3mm hole dr says after 3 month we gone yesterday now 3.5 mm plz explain need surg?

Hai. My 5 month baby hav n smallvsd now we hav done for last checkup, 3mm hole dr says after 3 month we gone yesterday now 3.5 mm plz explain need surg?

Eventually yes: VSD is HOLE IN THE VENTRICLE.
depend on the size and how much is affecting the heart and the distribution of the blood in the body.
it depend if it is doing any shunting, which mean blood moving through the hole, and how that is affecting the body and specially the lung.
eventually yes, the patient will need surgery, which is a very simple heart surgery. ...Read more

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I had my baby on 11/23/16. I had my wellness checkup on 12/1/16. I had the deprogrammed shot on 12/6/16. I been bleeding off and on since my checku?

I had my baby on 11/23/16. I had my wellness checkup on 12/1/16. I had the deprogrammed shot on 12/6/16. I been bleeding off and on since my checku?

Bleeding: IF you had your baby on 11/23/16 the bleeding could be from that. Postpartum is usually defined up to 6 weeks after delivery. Also the depo shot does cause bleeding, and it can be a month or so for your body to adjust. Some women bleed all the time with the shot. I do not think the bleeding unheard of, but if it persists contact your provider. ...Read more

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What will happen at my baby's first checkup after leaving the hospital?

What will happen at my baby's first checkup after leaving the hospital?

1st checkup: The first checkup after leaving the hospital, is a time when parents may have many questions and concerns. A review of the birth and family history are taken, and the baby is examined, it is imprtant to make sure the baby´s weight and feeds are on track. It is not uncommon for a bay to loose up to 10% of their birth weight the first days after birth, but they usualy gain it back by a week of age. ...Read more

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A primi lady delivered a baby. What physical signs can determine maturity of gestations if no previous antenatal checkup? Thankx

A primi lady delivered a baby. What physical signs can determine maturity of gestations if no previous antenatal checkup? Thankx

Clinical examination: Neonatologists can determine approximate weeks of gestation although ultrasound in first 2 trimesters most accurate. Birth weight of less than 2, 500 grams (5 pounds, 8 ounces). Lacking normal baby fat, finger nail development, and muscle tone. Extra body hair, reduced chest circumference, body length, poor suck and swallow are other signs. Exam of eyes can help.Imaging of brain and skeleton also. ...Read more

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Which vaccines will my baby get at the 2-month checkup?

Which vaccines will my baby get at the 2-month checkup?

Multiple vaccines: The vaccines come in various combinations, but should include Dpat, Hib, polio, Hep b, pneumococcal, and rotavirus. ...Read more

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Which vaccines will my baby get at the 9-month checkup?

Which vaccines will my baby get at the 9-month checkup?

Usually none: If your pediatrician is following the cdc vaccine schedule your child may not need any vaccines at the 9 month checkup. ...Read more

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Which vaccines will my baby get at the 1-month checkup?

Which vaccines will my baby get at the 1-month checkup?

At one month: Usually the second Hepatitis B shot. But since there are two combination vaccines available now -- Pediarix (DTAP/IPV/Hepatitis B) and Pentacel (DTAP/IPV/HIB) -- you can wait till two months old to get the second dose of Hepatitis B and save your baby a few shots! ...Read more

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Which vaccines will my baby get at the 4-month checkup?

Which vaccines will my baby get at the 4-month checkup?

Recommendations: If you kept your baby on the schedule recommended by the advisory committee on immunization practices ; the american academy of pediatrics, the 4-month vaccines will be the same as the 2-month: dtap, polio, hib (haemophilus influenzae), pcv (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine), and rotavirus. Depending on how many previous hepatitis b vaccines your baby has received, he/she may get that as well. ...Read more

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Borderline smear. Clear results 6months later, fell pregnant and had to miss next check up. Is it likely to still be clear next checkup after baby born?

Borderline smear. Clear results 6months later, fell pregnant and had to miss next check up. Is it likely to still be clear next checkup after baby born?

What smear: What smear are you referring to? Pap smear or just regular vaginal smear known as wet mount among doctors. If one was borderline, the next one was normal, I guess, you should not worry too much about it. Just have another one done. ...Read more

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I had my baby 3 months ago and everything was good OB told me everything was looking good at my annual checkup now I'm having contraction llike pain?

I had my baby 3 months ago and everything was good OB told me everything was looking good at my annual checkup now I'm having contraction llike pain?

Menstrual period?: Hopefully, it is your menstrual period and not retained products of conception or an early miscarriage. If it becomes severe, seek help in urgent care or ER after calling your OB-Gyn's answering service. ...Read more

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