When, How Often, and What During Child Check-Ups?

When, How Often, and What During Child Check-Ups?
Published on, 04 June, 2024. Answered by Dr. Lorela Dy and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor 


What's the typical schedule for my child's check-ups and well-child visits? How often should I book appointments to keep track of their growth, development, and overall health? And what usually happens during these visits in terms of assessments, screenings, and vaccinations?

Answered by Dr. Lorela Dy


Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


1. Recommended Check-up Frequency:

For children under one year, more frequent visits are essential, while scheduling appointments every 2-3 months is typically advised for those above one year old.


2. Monitoring Growth and Development:

During each visit, healthcare professionals conduct comprehensive evaluations to track your child's growth and developmental milestones.


3. Reviewing Vaccination Schedule:

Additionally, healthcare providers review and update vaccination schedules to ensure your child receives necessary immunizations at the recommended times.





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