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Taking Your Nine to Ten Year Old to the Doctor

Going to the Doctor


Updated June 13, 2014

Taking Your Child to your Pediatrician

At the nine to ten year checkup, you can expect:
  • An examination of your child's growth and development.
  • A review of diet and sleep schedules
  • Measurement of his height, weight and blood pressure.
  • Counseling for injury prevention, dental health, and a proper diet.
  • A review of school performance.
  • Immunizations: Varivax booster (if your child hasn't had chickenpox), HepB and HepA series - if not already given.
  • Screening test: vision and hearing test.
The next check up with your pediatrician will be when your child is eleven to twelve years old.

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