Children’s Checkup

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Children’s Checkup

How often should a child have a checkup?

Just like your regular visit to the dentist, your child is also required to visit a doctor for checkups. This is needed to assess their growth and development, and spot any medical condition before it becomes too severe. Checkups are required for infants, toddlers, older children and adolescents. Parents, keep in mind that your child’s health should not be taken for granted.

What checkups include:

  • Vision screening
  • Ear checkups
  • Measuring blood pressure
  • Physical examination (head to toe)
  • Urine analysis
  • Questions about sleep and eating routine

Visits should be scheduled at the following ages;

  • The first week visit (3 to 5 days old)
  • 1 month old
  • 2 months old
  • 4 months old
  • 6 months old
  • 9 months old
  • 12 months old
  • 15 months old
  • 18 months old
  • 2 years old (24 months)
  • 2 ½ years old (30 months)
  • 3 years old
  • 4 years old
  • 5 years old
  • 6 years old
  • 7 years old
  • 8 years old
  • 9 years old
  • 10 years old
  • 11 years old
  • 12 years old
  • 13 years old
  • 14 years old
  • 15 years old
  • 16 years old
  • 17 years’ old
  • 18 years’ old
  • 19 years’ old
  • 20 years’ old
  • 21 years’ old

There are several benefits of regular visits, such as;

  • Prevention is better than cure. With regular checkups a parent and child would be informed of any abnormalities and there tackle the issue at an early stage before it gets severe.
  • Keeping up with your child’s development and growth. You would be able track your child’s growth and address any concerns with your pediatrician.

Clinics such, as the Mont Kiara children’s clinic, Hibari clinic, offers great consultancy and treatments for children. They are able to provide services every day. If you do not require extensive care from Malaysia’s hospitals, then opting for this clinic is the best choice. Hibari clinic has 3 bases. There are two in Kuala Lumpur; the Mont Kiara clinic and a clinic in KLCC. The third is based in Penang. In addition to our 3 bases, the clinics have a diverse range of services, which includes Dentistry, vaccinations, dermatology, and provide for babies, children, men and women.

By |2019-07-31T09:01:56+00:00July 31st, 2019|health|Comments Off on Children’s Checkup