Well-Child Visits in Central Florida

As a child grows and develops, especially during the early stages of life, it is best for pediatricians to monitor their development through a series of regularly scheduled appointments. These are known as well-child visits.

Our board-certified pediatricians are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to patients throughout Lake Wales, Avon Park, Lake Placid, and Wauchula Florida. Call (863) 679-8888 to schedule an appointment at Central Florida Pediatric Associates today!

Well-Child Visit Schedule

Each well-child visit is strategically planned based on the child’s age. These types of appointments provide an excellent opportunity for a pediatrician to examine the child and determine whether or not they are meeting the normal developmental milestones.

Children are advised by the American Academy of Pediatrics to attend a well-child visit at the following ages:

Newborn

  • Well-Child Visit

1-2 weeks

  • Weight Check
  • Jaundice Check

2 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines

4 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines

6 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines

9 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines
  • Lead and Hemoglobin Screening

12 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines

15 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines

18 months

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines
  • Autism Screening

2 years

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Recommended Vaccines
  • Lead and Hemoglobin Screening
  • Autism Screening

2.5 years

  • Well-Child Visit
  • Autism Screen

3-10 years

  • Annual Well-Child Visit
  • Hemoglobin Screening
  • Urinalysis (if due)

11 years

  • Annual Well-Child Visit
  • Hemoglobin Screening
  • Urinalysis (if due)
  • Recommended Vaccine

12-15 years

  • Annual Well-Child Visit
  • Hemoglobin Screening
  • Urinalysis (if due)
  • Depression Screening

16 years

  • Annual Well-Child Visit
  • Hemoglobin Screening
  • Urinalysis (if due)
  • Depression Screening
  • Recommended Vaccines

17-18 years

  • Annual Well-Child Visit
  • Hemoglobin Screening
  • Urinalysis (if due)
  • Depression Screening

 

Schedule a Well-Child Visit in Central Florida Today!

Well-child visits are very important to maintain in early childhood development. For more information on well-child visits or if you’d like to schedule an appointment, call us at (863) 679-8888.

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