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How often do you take you kids for check ups after age 5?

Do you still do it annually? I am not talking about when they get sick. Just check ups like the well baby check ups.

 
mommy_of_two388

Asked by mommy_of_two388 at 12:33 PM on Jan. 28, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • My kids went for yearly checkups until they were teens
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 12:35 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • sadly only when they are sick or the school requires it I feel like such a bad mom now
    twiggee

    Answer by twiggee at 1:41 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes, annually, just like adults are supposed to.
    twin_mommy

    Answer by twin_mommy at 12:35 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • My 14 and 12 yr old go in every year for check-ups.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 12:51 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • No, but our kids go in to see the doctor at least once a year anyway so we don't do the "well child" exams. Even though our insurance is supposed to pay 100% of those, it never does so we just go when we actually have a reason.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 1:45 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Annually.
    twinnmom222

    Answer by twinnmom222 at 4:00 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes, I take my 11 yr old every year for her annual.
    Jillysmom

    Answer by Jillysmom at 7:06 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes. Most health insurance companies require an annual exam.
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 12:44 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

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