Why to bring your child to the doctor

Why to bring your infant or child to the doctor?

  • For early detection of developmental delays

  • Early detection of vision and hearing problems

  • Vaccinations

  • Early diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases

  • Yearly physicals to closely monitor growth and development

  • Social development

  • Psychological concerns or questions

  • Safety education

  • Establishing rapport and trust with your caregiver

When to call the Doctor?

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Vomiting/Diarrhea - two or more times and unable to keep fluids down

  • Severe unexplained pain (headaches, abdominal pain, chest pain, etc)

  • Rash

  • New onset seizures

  • Unexplained drowsiness or fatigue