Scheduling regular well-child visits are essential to ensure your child stays as healthy as possible. At Chesterfield Pediatrics in Midlothian, Virginia, the highly skilled pediatric specialists offer this service for babies, children of all ages, teenagers, and young adults. Call the office to schedule well-child visits or use the online booking feature today.
Well-child visits at Chesterfield Pediatrics are medical exams in which your child’s pediatrician completes a physical exam to evaluate their overall health and wellness. Chesterfield’s pediatric experts are highly trained in babies’, kids’, and teens’ health evaluations. They offer diagnostic tests and treatments to maximize their growth, development, and quality of life.
The benefits of attending regularly scheduled well-child visits at Chesterfield Pediatrics include:
The Chesterfield Pediatrics team is here for your child whenever needed, including same-day sick visits, and they always treat patients like family.
During well-child visits at Chesterfield Pediatrics, you can expect:
Your child’s specialist checks their pulse, blood pressure, temperative, and other vital signs. They also weigh your child and evaluate their height or length, head circumference in babies, body mass index (BMI), and growth pattern.
The Chesterfield Pediatrics team reviews your child’s medical history, potential symptoms, lifestyle habits, medication, and more during the medical review portion of a well-child visit. They also complete a physical exam to evaluate your child’s overall health and wellness.
Diagnostic tests your child’s provider might recommend include hearing and vision screenings, urine and blood tests, tissue swabs, allergy and asthma testing, imaging procedures, and mental health screenings.
If your child needs vaccinations (immunizations) or treatment, their Chesterfield Pediatrics provider tailors each plan to their personal needs. They offer medication prescriptions, minor surgery, nutrition and lifestyle counseling, lactation consultations, dermatology care, specialist referrals, and more.
Follow your child’s pediatric specialist’s instructions when scheduling well-child visits. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the following exam schedule for kids:
You can also make an appointment at Chesterfield Pediatrics if your child is injured or sick. Schedule a visit if you’re concerned about their growth, development, or physical and mental well-being.
Call the Chesterfield Pediatrics office or book an appointment online today to schedule well-child visits.