How preventive care from your pediatricians in Medfield, and Weston, MA, can protect your child’s health
Your child’s medical care is important, and it all begins with preventive care. Preventing illness, disease, and injury is the foundation of taking care of your child’s health. Your pediatrician can help,
The pediatricians at Pediatric Associates of Wellesley offer a wide range of medical services for children, including preventive care. They have two convenient office locations in Medfield, and Weston, MA, to protect your child’s health.
Routine well-child visits are vital opportunities for your pediatrician to examine your child, administer immunizations, and provide valuable education and tools so you can safeguard your child’s health.
Guidelines on how often your child should receive preventive care are listed below. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, your child should have:
During the well-child visit, your pediatrician will monitor your child’s height, weight, and other important growth and development milestones, to make sure your child is on track for healthy growth and development. Additional well-child visits should occur when your child attends daycare and school. Sports physicals are also an important part of preventive care.
These well-child visits and physicals are vital parts of preventive care, and preventive care is important because:
To learn more about recommendations for your child’s health from the American Academy of Pediatrics, please click here.
To discover more about the importance of preventive care from your pediatrician and how it can protect your child’s health, call the pediatricians at Pediatric Associates of Wellesley. You can reach them in Medfield, MA, at (508) 359-9200, or in Weston, MA, by calling (781) 736-0040, so call now.