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Checkups:

Checkups are recommended at:
2 weeks
2 months
4 months
6 months
9 months
12 months
15 months
18 months
24 months.
After two years of age, we recommend yearly well child exams.

Immunizations:

We recommend the following immunization schedule:

AGE IMMUNIZATION
BIRTH Hepatitis B #1
2 months Pediarix #1 (DtaP, IPV, Hep B combination), HIB #1, Prevnar #1, Rotateq
4 months Pediarix #2 (DtaP, IPV, Hep B combination), HIB #2, Prevnar #2, Rotateq
6 months Pediarix #3 (DtaP, IPV, Hep B combination), HIB #3, Prevnar #3, Rotateq
12 months MMR #1, HIB #4, Varivax #1, Hepatitis A #1
15 months DTaP #4, Prevnar #4
2 years MMR#2, Hep A #2
4-6 years DTaP #5, IPV #4, Varivax #2
11-12 years TdaP booster, Menactra, Gardisil (for girls)

DTap - Diptheria, Tetanus,Acellular Pertussis (whooping cough)
MMR - Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German measles)
IPV - Polio vaccine
HIB - Haemophilus Influenzae Type b
Hep A - Hepatitis A
Hep B - Hepatitis B
Tdap - Tetanus, Diptheria, and Acellular Pertussis
Menactra - Meningococcal vaccine
Gardisil - Human Papilloma Virus vaccine (helps reduce the risk of cervical cancer)
Varivax - Chickenpox vaccine
Prevnar - Strep Pneumonia vaccine

We recommend the influenza (flu) vaccine yearly for all children greater than 6 months of age. The flu vaccine becomes available each fall.

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