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Your Child's Clinic Visit
Pediatric Clinic Locations
Things to Ask Your Child's Doctor

Whether you are bringing your newborn baby in for their first wellness check-up or you have a sick child, we encourage parents to ask questions at the visit so you feel comfortable with the care your child is receiving. Here are some suggested questions for your pediatrician:

For Wellness Check Ups:

  • Do you have any concerns about my child's development?
  • How can I ask a quick question during office hours?
  • What is the standard immunization schedule?
  • Do you have well child vs. sick child waiting areas?
  • What are your philosophies on things like breast feeding, circumcision, shots, antibiotics?
  • Are there other resources you suggest for information about my child's care and development?

For an Illness:

  • What do you think is wrong with my child?
  • What else could it be?
  • What treatments would you prescribe?
  • Are there alternative treatments?
  • When should I expect them to be better?
  • What could have prevented this?
  • Do we need to come back to be rechecked?

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