Well Child Preventative Care/Physical Schedule with Immunization Schedule

Pediatric Care North follows the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines on preventative health care for children from birth to 21 years of age.

Newborn screening, feeding and nutrition

Falls, cribs, sleep positioning, tummy time

Nutrition and feedings, developmental and social skills
   Vaccine recommendations: DTap, IPV, HepB, Hib, Rotavirus, Pneumoccal 13

Safety and anticipatory guidances
   Vaccine recommendations: DTap, IPV, HepB, Hib, Rotavirus, Pneumoccal 13

Child proofing tips, poison control, advancing to solid foods
   Vaccine recommendations: DTap, IPV, HepB, Rotavirus, Pneumoccal 13

Starting table foods, separation anxiety, stranger anxiety, nocturnal wakings

Introduction of whole milk, choking hazards, lead exposure, falls
   Vaccine recommendations: Pneumoccal 13, MMR, Varicella

Timeouts, diet guidelines
   Vaccines recommendations: DTap, Hib, HepA

Nutrition and feedings, praising good behavior, discontinuing pacifier use

Toilet training basics, dental care, discipline and limit settings
   Vaccine recommendations: HepA

Imagination play, intellectual skills, social development, stranger tips

Nutrition and diet, car safety, bike helmet safety, setting limits, social interactions

Motor development, social interaction, home interaction, responsibilities, vision and hearing screenings
   Vaccine recommendations: DTap, IPV, MMR, Varicella

Nutrition and diet, social and developmental skills, dental care, independence, communication

Physical and growth development, lipid screening, school and peer interactions, rules, communication

Physical and growth development, social and academic competence
   Vaccine recommendations: Tdap, Gardasil, Menactra

Social and academic competence, emotional well-being, risk reduction, violence and injury prevention, physical growth and development

Flu vaccine is offered yearly after age 6 months and is highly recommended.

All vaccines are recommended at the age appropriate visits, if child is behind on vaccinations, the child will be placed on a catch-up schedule.