Well Care Visits

What Parents Can Expect

Newborn visit

Assess for weight, breastfeeding
Check bilirubin

2-week visit

Monitor infant’s growth, Complete exam
Assess for jaundice
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include: Hepatitis B vaccine if not given at birth

2-month visit

Monitor infant’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Rotavirus oral vaccine
  • DTaP/Hep B/IPV
  • PCV-13 (Pneumococcal vaccine)
  • Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type B)

4-month visit

Monitor infant’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Rotavirus oral vaccine
  • DTaP/Hep B/IPV
  • PCV-13 (Pneumococcal vaccine)
  • Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type B)

6-month visit

Monitor infant’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Rotavirus oral vaccine
  • DTaP/Hep B/IPV
    PCV-13 (Pneumococcal vaccine)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Fluoride varnish if teeth are present

9-month visit

Monitor infant’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Update if needed
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Fluoride varnish if teeth are present
Screening: CBC and lead

12-month visit

Monitor child’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • MMR
  • Varicella
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type B)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Fluoride varnish if teeth are present
Screening: hemoglobin and lead

15-month visit

Monitor child’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • DTap
  • PCV-13 (Pneumococcal vaccine)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Fluoride varnish

18-month visit

Monitor child’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life, Autism specific screening
Vaccines include:

  • Hep A booster
  • Update any delayed vaccines
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Fluoride varnish

24-month visit

Monitor child’s growth, Complete exam
Discuss development/safety/home life, Autism specific screening
Vaccines include:

  • Update any delayed vaccines
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Fluoride varnish
Screening: hemoglobin and lead

3-4 year well check

Monitor child’s growth, BMI, Complete exam
Measure blood pressure
Check vision and hearing
Discuss development/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Update any delayed vaccines
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)
  • Kindergarten vaccines can be given as early as age 4

Fluoride varnish, through age 5

5-10 year well check

Monitor child’s growth, BMI, Complete exam
Measure blood pressure
Check vision and hearing
Discuss development/school/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Update any delayed vaccines
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

9-11 years: cholesterol screening

11 & 12 year well child check

Monitor height/weight, BMI, Complete exam
Measure blood pressure
Check vision and hearing
Discuss development/school/safety/home life, puberty/sexuality
Vaccines include:

  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Human Papilloma Virus (3 dose series)
  • Tdap
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Screening: cholesterol*
*if not done previously

13-21 year well check

Monitor height/weight, BMI, Complete exam
Measure blood pressure
Check vision and hearing
Discuss development/school/safety/home life
Vaccines include:

  • Update if needed, complete HPV series
  • Meningococcal vaccine, booster after age 16
  • Tdap every 5-10 years
  • Seasonal Influenza vaccine (if Sept-Apr)

Screening: cholesterol*
*if not done previously