6 Month Well-Child Visit

 

You are half-way through your baby's first year!

In this visit you can expect us to:

  • Check the baby's weight, length, and head size
  • Assess Mom for postpartum depression
  • Phycial assessment of your baby
  • Catch up vaccines as needed
  • Immunizations.  Click on the vaccines below to view the CDC's Vaccine Information Statements.

- Pediarix (HepB - DTaP - IPV) combination vaccine

- Prevnar 13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate)

- Hib (H. Influenza Type B)

- Annual Flu Vaccine (Dose 1 of 2)*

*Patients under 9 years receiving the flu vaccine for the first time need a "booster dose" 1 month or more after the first dose.

Anticipatory Guidance: Bright Futures Parent Handout: 6 Month Visit

***During Well Visits we fill out school/daycare forms as a courtesy.  Please bring forms to the visit to have them completed.***