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To help our patients and their families, our pediatric specialists have answered some frequently asked questions. We will continue to add questions regarding many health topics including infant and newborn health, parenting, diseases and conditions, immunization facts, and above all raising happy and healthy kids.

We encourage patients and families to ask questions about health and wellness.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. When should I visit a pediatrician, before or after I give birth?
A. World of Pediatrics encourages future parents to schedule a prenatal visit as soon as possible. Expectant parents can visit our clinic, meet doctors and staff, and get answers to medical questions.
Q. How can I schedule an appointment with World of Pediatrics??
A. We have several ways to schedule an appointment. You can call our office during office hours, request an appointment online, or e-mail our office directly.
Q. How often should my child visit her pediatrician?
A. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the following schedule for routine visits:
  • 3 to 5 days
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 15 months
  • 18 months
  • 24 months
  • 30 months
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
In addition, there should be annual visits that include a full physical exam, and a developmental exam.
Q. How much television is recommended for children?
A. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends these guidelines:
  • Infants to 18 months: No screen time, except chatting with family
  • 18 to 24 months: Some screen time with supervision
  • Preschoolers: 1 hour a day of educational programming
  • Kids to 18 years: Media should not take the place of getting enough sleep and being physically active.
Q. How can I help ease my child before getting a shot?
A. There are several ways to ease a child's mind before getting a vaccine shot. First, help take their mind off the shots by bringing along a favorite toy or game. This can help reduce your child's fear of shots, and help make the experience positive.
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