Well Child Check-Up and Immunization Schedule

Age at check-up . . . . . . Immunizations/Screening Tests

Birth (in hospital). . . . . Hearing Screen, Newborn Screen (PKU), Hep B Vaccine
2 Week . . . . . . . . . . . . . Post Hospital Exam/Weight check
4 Weeks*. . . . . . . . . . . .Growth evaluation, Review of Screening Tests, Hep B
2 Months . . . . . . . . . . . .DTaP, Hib, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq
4 Months . . . . . . . . . . . .DTaP, Hib, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq
6 Months . . . . . . . . . . . .DTaP, HIB, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq
9 Months . . . . . . . . . . . .Hep B, Lead Screen, Hgb
12 Months*. . . . . . . . . . MMR, Varicella, Prevnar
15 Months . . . . . . . . . . .Hep A, Hib
18 Months . . . . . . . . . . .DTaP
2 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hep A ,Lead Screen, Hgb
3 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . Growth & development evaluation
4 Years*. . . . . . . . . . . . . DTaP, IPV Hearing & Vision Screens, Hbg
5 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . MMR, Varicella , U/A, Hearing & Vision Screens, Tb
Adolescent Vaccines. .TdaP, Menactra, Meningococcal B, Hep A (if not already received), Varicella (if not already received), HPV (human papilloma virus)

* The 1 month, 6months, 12 months, and 4 years exams need to be done on or after the actual date.

After 5 years, check-ups are recommended every 1-2 years. However, Stamford Pediatric Associates requires yearly physicals for patients taking medications for chronic problems.

Abbreviations used:

DTaP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Gardasil. . . . . . . . . . . . Cervical Cancer Prevention (HPV virus) for females
Hep B . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hepatitis B Vaccine
Hgb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hemoglobin (test for Anemia)
Hib. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hemophilus influenzae, type b Vaccine
IPV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Inactivated Polio Vaccine
Menactra. . . . . . . . . . . .Meningitis Vaccine
MMRV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine
Prevnar. . . . . . . . . . . . . Pneumococcal Vaccine
Rotateq . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rotavirus Vaccine
Tb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuberculosis
U/A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Urinalysis