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Well Child Visits

At these visits, you can expect a complete exam, review of developmental skills, and recommendations for any needed immunizations.  Please make sure to bring your child’s immunization record if first visit or if they have received vaccines at another practice.  We follow the Bright Future recommendations on when to check labs, vision, and hearing, and will do these tests at the appropriate age. We see infants thru adolescents on a recommended schedule by the American Academy of Pediatrics:

  • Newborn Visit

  • 1 Month

  • 2 Month

  • 4 Month

  • 6 Month

  • 9 Month

  • 12 Month

  • 15 Month

  • 18 Month

  • 2 Years and Yearly thereafter

Columbia Pediatrics Well-Child Visits: Comprehensive Pediatric Care

Regular well-child visits are essential for monitoring your child’s growth, development, and overall health. At Columbia Pediatrics, we follow the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommended schedule to ensure your child receives the best care from infancy through adolescence.

What to Expect During Well-Child Visits

During well-child visits, you can expect a thorough examination that includes:

  • Complete Physical Exam: Our pediatricians will conduct a comprehensive physical examination to assess your child's overall health and development.

  • Developmental Skills Review: We will review your child's developmental milestones to ensure they are meeting age-appropriate skills and provide guidance on promoting healthy development.

  • Immunization Recommendations: Based on your child's age and health history, we will recommend any necessary immunizations to protect against preventable diseases. Please bring your child's immunization record, especially if this is your first visit or if your child has received vaccines at another practice.

  • Lab, Vision, and Hearing Checks: Following Bright Futures guidelines, we will perform appropriate lab tests, vision screenings, and hearing assessments at recommended ages.

Importance of Well-Child Visits

Well-child visits are vital for:

  • Early Detection: Identifying potential health issues early ensures timely intervention and treatment.

  • Preventive Care: Staying up-to-date with immunizations and screenings helps protect your child from serious illnesses.

  • Growth and Development Monitoring: Regular check-ups allow us to track your child’s growth and development, providing insights and guidance to support their health.

  • Parental Support: These visits are an opportunity for parents to ask questions and receive expert advice on various aspects of child-rearing and health.

Schedule Your Child's Well-Child Visit Today

Ensure your child stays on track with their health and development by scheduling regular well-child visits at Columbia Pediatrics. Contact our offices in Columbia, TN, or Spring Hill, TN, to make an appointment today.

Columbia Pediatrics - Dedicated to Your Child’s Health and Well-Being

By adhering to the recommended well-child visit schedule, Columbia Pediatrics is committed to providing comprehensive and preventive care to support your child's health at every stage of their development.

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