Daffodil Pediatrics
 
 

3 years - 13 years

Toddler to Adolescent

Wellness checks for 3 - 13 years include all necessary vaccines, and start to include weight management, sports physicals, and annual health checks.

Developmental milestones will begin to review social skills, language and comprehension, psychological development.

Remember, success of your child - even through adulthood - is most positively affected by detection and management of early developmental issues.

Studies show that children 18 months delayed at 4 years when compared to their peers often remain developmentally delayed indefinitely.

Many of these developmental delays can be caught and corrected before they create long term affects.

As you child becomes involved in sports and outdoor play, exposure to environmental conditions and injury occasionally engender a sick visit.

That’s all part of growing up and we are there with you every step of the way.

View each recommended Comprehensive Health Check for your child’s first 13 years (as guided by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Bright Futures).

 
The Healthy Sidebar
Antibiotics cannot cure a cold - the 'common cold' and 'the flu' are both viruses (also called a viral infections). Anti-biotics only work against bacterial infections. It's not too late to have your child vaccinated again the flu.
Babies may be able to sleep anywhere at any time, but this usually does not coordinate with your normal sleep patterns until about three months.
Circumcision. While there are potential medical benefits to circumcision, the data are not sufficient to recommend routine neonatal circumcision of all boys. The decision to circumcise is one best made by parents in consultation with their pediatrician, taking into account what is in the best interests of the child, including medical, religious, cultural, and ethnic traditions and personal beliefs.