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It’s back-to-school time and shopping for new clothes, school supplies and backpacks is probably a top priority on your to-do list, but there’s one task that makes all of these secondary: scheduling a checkup for your child.
Parents are often so busy tying up the loose ends of shopping, they often spend little time focusing on wellness exams for their children.
The growth and development of children should be monitored at least every two years for children between the ages of 6 and 12.
General checkups for children in this age group should include:
Prepare your child for a healthy school year and schedule an appointment with his or her pediatrician.