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Well Child Visits at Dr. office

My son is 14 months old and I know there is suppose to be a well child visit when they are 15 months but I know he is completely caught up on shots cuz we just went in today and got all caught up. Would you just skip the well child or actually take your lo in? He will be going in July for 18 month check up. Just curious what other moms think?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:11 PM on Mar. 18, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • If it is covered by insurance I would.
    imamommmmyyy

    Answer by imamommmmyyy at 5:13 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • If you have any concerns, then go. Otherwise, I'd skip it.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 5:17 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • we skipped the 15 mo one
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 5:19 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • I go because there's no reason not to. Our insurance completely covers well visits.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 5:26 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • I would probably skip it
    BJoan

    Answer by BJoan at 6:20 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • I'd go. The appointments aren't only for shots... there are plenty of well visits that don't involve shots. They monitor growth and development and assess for other problems that aren't looked at during sick visits. They also start screening for autism and other language delays.
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 6:25 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • I would wait till July. I have enough to do. You were just there.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:27 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • I personally always go to the well checks but thats me.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:08 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • mine are 9, 6.5 and 3.

    I still take them in every year on or around their birthdays. its a very GOOD habit to start! hopefully they'll keep it up as they grow older.

    ever notice how many adults don't do their yearly checkups? mammograms, paps, etc.... hopefully I'm teaching them something good
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 10:24 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

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