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Taking Your Three Year Old to the Doctor

Going to the Doctor

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Updated March 15, 2012

Taking Your Child to your Pediatrician

At the three year checkup, you can expect:
  • An examination of your preschooler's growth and development.
  • A review of feeding and sleep schedules.
  • Measurement of his height, weight and blood pressure.
  • Counseling for injury prevention, dental health, and a proper diet.
  • A discussion of toilet training progress.
  • Immunizations: a review of your child's immunizations to make sure they are up to date. If they are, the next immunizations will be his four year boosters.
  • Screening test: vision test.
The next check up with your pediatrician will be when your child is four years old.

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The Your Child At... articles are adapted from the Your Child newsletter and series of articles from keepkidshealthy.com and are used with the permission of Keep Kids Healthy, LLC.

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