At Your Appointment
Well Child Visit
Top Questions Your Doctor May Ask You About Child Wellness
Knowing the types of questions you can expect your doctor to ask at your appointment can help you provide the information he or she needs to give you the best care.
Do you have any concerns about your child's growth, development or behavior?
Have any family members developed a medical condition since our last visit?
Is your child eating a variety of foods, including fruits and vegetables?
What kind of physical activities does your child do, including sports and other activities?
What is your child's bed time? Do you follow a routine? What concerns do you have about your child's sleep?
Are your child's vaccinations up to date?
How is your child doing in school both academically and socially?
How much 'screen time' does your child experience daily, including computer, TV and devices?
Is your child experiencing any new symptoms?
Top Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Child Wellness
Many people forget to ask important questions at their doctor's appointments. You may want to print or write these questions down before your appointment so you remember to get the answers you need.
Is my child on track with weight, growth and development?
Are my child's vaccinations up to date?
How can I encourage my child to try a variety of foods?
How much physical activity should my child be getting?
What is a normal sleep schedule for my child's age?
What can I expect as my child enters and progresses through the next developmental stage?
How often should we see you for a well child visit?
What is the recommended daily 'screen time' limit (on computer, TV, devices) for my child's age?
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Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS
Last Review Date: 2018 Nov 5
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.