Pediatrics

pediatrics careCary Healthcare Associates, PA provides medical care to infant, children, adolescents. Besides providing routine health care, well child visits are important because they are effective in helping prevent and detect illnesses and problems before symptoms occur.

Regular pediatric well child visits are intended specifically for children from birth through their teen years. This is a period of rapid growth and change and is the best times to address conditions that can affect there long term overall health and development.

An Important Time For You And Your Child

Well child visits focus on helping to maintain your child’s health by monitoring a number of important areas to help assure their health and to identify conditions which may not openly manifest themselves. Important aspects of these visits include:

  • An evaluation of your child’s growth and development
  • A discussion of safety, nutrition, fitness, behavior, school, peer interaction, day-to-day family life, etc.
  • Addressing attention or learning challenges
  • A complete physical examination
  • Recording your child’s height, weight, and other important information
  • Assessing body mass index for identifying and preventing obesity
  • Developmental screenings, if appropriate
  • Diseases currently “going around” that may affect your child
  • Age-appropriate screening tests (including hearing, vision. hemoglobin, etc.)
  • Age appropriate immunizations
  • An opportunity to ask questions

Well Visit Examination Schedule

The frequency of well child visits is generally determined by your healthcare provider. As mentioned previously, the frequency of visits is intended to make sure your child is developing properly.

pediatrics careCary Healthcare Associates, PA provides medical care to infant, children, adolescents. Besides providing routine health care, well child visits are important because they are effective in helping prevent and detect illnesses and problems before symptoms occur.

Regular pediatric well child visits are intended specifically for children from birth through their teen years. This is a period of rapid growth and change and is the best times to address conditions that can affect there long term overall health and development.

An Important Time For You And Your Child

Well child visits focus on helping to maintain your child’s health by monitoring a number of important areas to help assure their health and to identify conditions which may not openly manifest themselves. Important aspects of these visits include:

  • An evaluation of your child’s growth and development
  • A discussion of safety, nutrition, fitness, behavior, school, peer interaction, day-to-day family life, etc.
  • Addressing attention or learning challenges
  • A complete physical examination
  • Recording your child’s height, weight, and other important information
  • Assessing body mass index for identifying and preventing obesity
  • Developmental screenings, if appropriate
  • Diseases currently “going around” that may affect your child
  • Age-appropriate screening tests (including hearing, vision. hemoglobin, etc.)
  • Age appropriate immunizations
  • An opportunity to ask questions

Well Visit Examination Schedule

The frequency of well child visits is generally determined by your healthcare provider. As mentioned previously, the frequency of visits is intended to make sure your child is developing properly.

  1. 2-4 days after baby is home
  2. 2 weeks
  3. 2 months
  4. 4 months
  5. 6 months
  6. 9 months
  7. 12 months
  8. 15 months
  9. 18 months
  10. 2 years
  11. 3 years
  12. 4 years
  13. 5 years
  14. 6 years
  15. 7 years
  16. 8 years
  17. 9 years
  18. 10 years
  19. 11 years
  20. 12 years
  21. 13 years
  22. 14 years
  23. 15 years
  24. 16 years
  25. 17 years
  26. 18 years
  1. 2-4 days after baby is home
  2. 2 weeks
  3. 2 months
  4. 4 months
  5. 6 months
  6. 9 months
  7. 12 months
  8. 15 months
  9. 18 months
  10. 2 years
  11. 3 years
  12. 4 years
  13. 5 years
  14. 6 years
  15. 7 years
  16. 8 years
  17. 9 years
  18. 10 years
  19. 11 years
  20. 12 years
  21. 13 years
  22. 14 years
  23. 15 years
  24. 16 years
  25. 17 years
  26. 18 years
  1. 2-4 days after baby is home
  2. 2 weeks
  3. 2 months
  4. 4 months
  5. 6 months
  6. 9 months
  7. 12 months
  8. 15 months
  9. 18 months
  10. 2 years
  11. 3 years
  12. 4 years
  13. 5 years
  14. 6 years
  15. 7 years
  16. 8 years
  17. 9 years
  18. 10 years
  19. 11 years
  20. 12 years
  21. 13 years
  22. 14 years
  23. 15 years
  24. 16 years
  25. 17 years
  26. 18 years

Vaccinations

The medical professionals at Cary Healthcare Associates firmly believe in the importance of administering vaccines to prevent serious illness and even death. For your children’s health and safety, we follow the CDC guidelines or Dr. Sears alternative vaccination schedule. Due to our commitment to protect all patients in our practice, we do not deviate from these schedules and we do not accept children for well child visits who do not receive vaccines.

Dr. Sears Alternative Vaccine Schedule

2 MonthsDTaP, Rotavirus #1
3 MonthsPCV, Hib #1
4 MonthsDTaP, Rotavirus #2
5 MonthsPCV, Hib #2
6 MonthsDTaP, Rotavirus #3
7 MonthsPCV #3
9 MonthsPolio #1
12 MonthsMMR #1, Polio #2
15 MonthsPCV #4, Hib #3
18 MonthsDTaP #4, Varicella, #1
2 YearsPolio #3
2.5 YearsHepatitis B, Hepatitis A #1
3 YearsHepatitis B #2
3.5 YearsHepatitis B #3, Hepatitis A #2
4 YearsDTap, #5, Polio #4
5 YearsMMR #2
6 YearsVaricella #2

Cary Healthcare Associates, PA Vaccine Schedule, CDC Recommended

BirthHepatitis B #1
1 MonthHepatitis B #2
2 MonthsDTap, Hib, PVC, Polio, Rotavirus #1
4 MonthsDTap, Hib, PVC, Polio, Rotavirus #2
6 MonthsDTap, PVC, Polio, Rotavirus #1
9 MonthsHepatitis B #3
12 MonthsMMR, Varicella, Hepatitis A #1
15 MonthsDTap #4, Hib #3, PCV #4
18 MonthsHepatitis A #2
4-6 YearsDTap #5, Polio #4, MMR #2, Varicella #2

Conveniently located in Cary, NC

301 Ashville Avenue, Suite 111
Cary, North Carolina 27518

(919) 233-6052

info@caryhealthcareassociates.com

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