Information for Parents

General Health/Well Child Checkups and Schedule of Immunizations

Birth
Hepatitis B
Two weeks
Check up only
One month
Check up only
Two months
Checkup and Pediarix (DTAP, IPV, Hep B) HIB, Prevnar, Rotateq
Four months
Same as two months
Six months
Checkup and Pediarix (DTAP, IPV, Hep B), Prevnar, Rotateq
Nine months
Checkup and CBC
Twelve months
Checkup and MMR, Varicella, Prevnar and HIB
Fifteen months
Check up and Hep A and DTAP
Eighteen months
Check up only
2 years old
Check up and Hep A
3 years old
Check up only
4 years old
Checkup and Kinrix (Dtap and IPV) MMR and Varicella
5-10 years old
Checkup CBC, Urinalysis, vision and blood pressure
11 years old
Checkup and Tdap, Meningitis, HPV
12-18 years old
Checkup CBC, Urinalysis, vision and blood pressure

Some doctors choose to vary the ages of some of the immunizations but both Dr. Holladay and Dr. Brown give all the same immunizations.

Education and Resources

Recommended books by Pediatric Healthcare Associates:

  • What to Expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff
  • What to Expect the Second Year by Heidi Murkoff
  • The Newborn Sleep Book by Lewis Jassey
  • Mayo Guide to Your Baby’s First Year by Mayo Clinic
  • Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber
  • Your Child's Health by Barton D. Schmitt
  • Parenting Teens With Love And Logic by Foster Cline & Jim Fay
  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2–12 by Thomas W. Phelan
  • Father to Son by Harry H. Harrison Jr.
  • Father to Daughter by Harry H. Harrison Jr.

Useful Websites