How often should your children see the doctor? Kids grow and change fast in early childhood, and routine well-child visits play an important role in making sure they are on a healthy track.
Frequent well-child exams provide a chance for you and your child’s primary care provider (PCP) to:
Six or more well-child visits are recommended within your child’s first 15 months. These visits and all immunizations are covered for WellFirst Health members.
See the American Academy of Pediatrics website for more about well-child visits.
|Recommended well-child visits|
|By 1 month||12 months|
|2 months||15 months|
|4 months||2 months|
|6 months||2 years|
|9 months||2 1/2 years|
|Starting at age 3, one visit every year|
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