Babies don’t come with manuals, so well visits are a good time to ask any questions about your child’s health, development, nutrition, and behavior. So bring a list. It’ll save time and help you get answers to all your questions. The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center (GHVFHC) understands that every concern that you have is important, no matter how small you may think it is.
At well visits:
We will visit your newborn in the hospital if you are a GHVFHC patient. If we did not deliver your newborn, please plan to bring your baby in to meet us during your first week home from the hospital (ideally at three to five days.) We have a separate waiting room for newborns and their parents, and we keep your wait time to a minimum.
Please bring your baby’s birth records and paperwork to your first visit. At the newborn visit, we will:
At the one-month visit, we will:
At the two-month visit, we will:
At the three-month visit, we will:
At the four-month visit, we will:
At the six-month visit, we will:
At the nine-month visit, we will:
At the 12-month visit, we will:
At the 15-month visit, we will:
At the 18-month visit, we will:
At the two-year visit, we will:
2 ½ Year Visit
At the 2 ½ year visit, we will:
Yearly Visits for all Children
Please note that after age three, well visit exams need to be scheduled one calendar year from the previous well visit exam in order to ensure that your health insurance covers the charges. Also, we advise parents to review their insurance policies to ensure all well visits are covered.
At yearly visits, we will:
If you’d like more information on developmental stages from infancy to adolescence, visit healthychildren.org, a product of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Well Visit Schedule
Written by njones