well-baby visit

well-ba·by vis·it

(wel-bā'bē viz'it)
Routine health maintenance examinations for infants at specified ages.
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This makes the discussion of weaning, or the introduction of supplemental feeding, an integral part of the well-baby visit. Weaning is a major transition period.
The rationale of the report is to alert health workers and pediatricians generally about the importance of well-baby visit in particular developmental assessment.
(On a personal side note, the shortest Storey in the family, Harley, had an 18-month well-baby visit last week.
The PNP who screens young patients at each well-baby visit can be instrumental in noting early signs of later deficits in language and cognition, and aiding parents in determining when further testing may be indicated.
In Zambia, children have a well-baby visit soon after birth, and it is possible every baby could get genotyped, says Bucala, who adds, "Then the mother would know that if her child develops fever in the rainy season, she should go to the hospital quickly."
At their two month well-baby visit, parents were asked questions about signs and symptoms of colic in their babies.
AT our last well-baby visit, our doctor told me that my six-month old has a heart murmur.
Current CDC guidelines call for maternal serologic testing for syphilis early in pregnancy, at 28 weeks' gestation, and at the time of delivery for high-risk groups.[3] These current screening methods may miss syphilis in high-risk groups, such as women with inadequate prenatal care, as evidenced by our three cases and the literature review.[4-10] Additional screening of infants at 4 to 8 weeks of age during the well-baby visit, or at the first opportunity thereafter, may greatly improve early identification of syphilis in these high-risk infants.
Item XII clarifies the different types of appointments by specialty--e.g., physical examination, acute problem, follow-up visit, consult, medical clearance for surgery, well-baby visit, etc.-- to assist physicians in scheduling.
He recommends performing the Ortolani and Barlow maneuvers at every well-baby visit, as well as observing thigh creases and leg length.
Examine all infants for DDH at every well-baby visit, and be sure to "tell the parent what you're doing," he said.
Then when the patient shows up for the first well-baby visit, the contents of the chart could go into the pediatrician's record," Dr.