CHILDREN ARE CONSTANTLY CHANGING. And while you as parents can’t anticipate every change, these Well Child Tips can prepare you for what lies ahead and help you raise a healthy and safe child.
The Ages and Stages questionnaire is a screening tool used by your physician to test for physical and social-emotional development for children from one month to 5 years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parents’ expert knowledge about their children
Georgia law requires that all children who attend child care and enter school be up to date on immunizations to be protected against these diseases: diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Hib, measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, tetanus, varicella (chickenpox), polio,and pneumococcal disease. The following information lists specific Georgia state immunization requirements for children entering child care and school.
Your child is learning so much about the world around him. Here are some helpful tips for your baby’s social and emotional development as well as fun activities.
Make playtime fun with these age appropriate activities.
Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is found in the stool of persons with hepatitis A. It is usually spread by close personal contact and sometimes by eating food or drinking water containing HAV. Hepatitis A vaccine can prevent hepatitis A.
Your child may need extra love and care after getting vaccinated. Some vaccinations that protect children from serious diseases also can cause discomfort for a while. Here are answers to questions many parents have after their children have been vaccinated.
iScreen Vision is a pediatric vision screening tool for infants, pre-school children and school- age children that is beneficial in helping identify potential vision problems of our patients. It is painless and very child-friendly and provides comprehensive, accurate results in just minutes.
Young children actually learn a lot when they play. It is important that they have opportunities to play and that they play with others.
Using a car safety seat correctly makes a big difference. Even the “safest” seat may not protect your child in a crash unless it is used correctly. Eight of 10 car seats in use in the US today are installed incorrectly. So take a minute to check to be sure your child is safe in their car seat.
The user friendly patient portal offers many benefits, including private access to your child’s medical information online. Learn about the many reasons to sign up and how to get started.
The comprehensive developmental screening should be completed online prior to all well visits from age 1 month to 6 years, ADHD/ADD visits, and visits with behavioral concerns. This type of enhanced developmental screening is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and hailed as a major advancement in preventive care for kids.