Why Regular Checkups are So Important for Kids
By Town and Country Pediatrics
May 16, 2019
Tags: Regular Checkups  

It’s important that you are making time to bring your children in to see our pediatricians in San Francisco and Mill Valley for regular childrencheckups even if everything seems fine. These regular checkups are crucial for monitoring your child’s growth and health. How else will you be able to prevent illness or detect issues early on in your child?

Why are wellness checkups so important for children?

There are several benefits that make these visits so crucial for all children, no matter how healthy they are. Some of these benefits include:

Prevention: You’ve heard that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, right? That’s because it’s true! If your child gets regular checkups, immunizations, and screenings, our San Francisco, CA, children’s doctor can better protect them. And sure, health problems will arise at some point, but if your child is coming in regularly it’s much easier for us to catch the problem early.

Development: Your child is growing by leaps and bounds and it’s important that they are reaching all of these milestones when they should. The only way to be able to monitor your child’s growth and development is through these regular wellness visits.

Communication: This is also a time to ask questions and address any concerns you might have about your child’s health. Want to make sure that they are getting the proper nutrition? Want to help them maintain a healthy weight or determine the best way to keep them fit and active? We can address all these questions and more to make sure that you are doing everything you need to for your child’s health.

Rapport: A pediatrician is going to be with you and your child every step of the way, from the moment they are born until they get ready to go to college. The bond and relationship you develop with your pediatrician is invaluable. We work with you to provide your child or teen with the best medical care possible.

Town and Country Pediatric Medical Associates is proud to provide comprehensive children’s medical care in San Francisco and Mill Valley, CA. If it’s time for your child’s next checkup call our office today to book an appointment.