What You Need to Know About the 好宝贝计划
There is a lot to learn as your child grows and develops. 预订定期 任命 with a physician allows you to ensure that your child is healthy and meeting all of their individual developmental milestones.
The standard schedule for Well Baby is:
- 1 - 2周
- Annually until 16 years of age
Height, weight, and head circumference (for children under 2) will be measured at each visit.
Vaccines will be administered during your Well Baby visits according to the Ontario 免疫接种 Schedule. 免疫接种 is a safe and effective way of protecting your child, 和你的社区, from communicable diseases. Vaccines for the following will be offered:
- Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
- Haemophilus Influenza type B (Hib)
- Rubella (German 麻疹)
- Pneumococcal disease (Pneumonia)
- Meningococcal Disease (Meningitis)
- Varicella (Chicken Pox)
Prevent Future Health Concerns
Any questions or concerns you have about your child’s growth and development will be addressed during the visit. These routine visits are an important early detection tool for discovering possible health concerns, so that treatment and management can be arranged right away.
How Can I Access This Service?
This service is available at select mg游戏app Medical Centres. Appointments are required.
The following schedules vary frequently, always consult our website to view the most up-to-date availability. Well Baby 任命 are available at the following mg游戏app Medical Centres:
What to Expect During Your Appointment
When you arrive for your visit, we will weigh your child, measure your child’s length, and head circumference. This information is plotted on a chart, and reviewed to track your child’s growth and development. The doctor will then complete a head-to-toe physical exam and your child’s vaccines will be given.
We will assess your child’s progress and help parents understand the influence they have on their child’s development.
After Your Appointment
Children are eligible for a 病人门户 1岁时. This will give parents and caregivers secure and confidential online access to their children’s medical results, 报告, and vaccination records, which are accessible from anywhere, 在任何时候.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any side effects from vaccines?
Just like any other medication, vaccines can have side effects. These side effects are usually mild and only last a day or two. Common side effects may include:
Soreness at the injection site
在极少数情况下, more serious side effects can occur, and medical attention should be sought immediately:
Swelling of the mouth or throat
Difficulty breathing, hoarseness, or wheezing
Rapid heartbeat, dizziness
Do vaccines cause autism?
No. All reliable research evidence shows that vaccines are safe and effective and that there is no link between receiving a vaccine and the on-set of autism.
My child has a cold; can they still complete their Well Baby appointment?
If your child is ill at their appointment, the doctor will assess whether to vaccinate that day, or to defer the vaccinations to another day. 然而, the remainder of the visit can still be completed, such as measuring height and weight, and reviewing milestones.
Developmental milestones are physical, 口头, and social skills that most children should be able to complete by a certain age. Age appropriate milestones will be reviewed at each visit.