An essential aspect of protecting your child’s health is regular well-child exams. Pompeyo Chavez, MD, offers membership-based, concierge-style care, including age-specific well-child exams starting at birth. To ensure a lifetime of wellness by scheduling a well-child checkup for your little one, call the office in Bastrop, Texas, or book an appointment online today.
A well-child exam is a regular age-specific physical, developmental, mental, and emotional assessment for your child's health.
From your child's birth, a well-child exam allows Dr. Chavez the opportunity to:
A well-child exam is an integral part of quality preventive health care. As your family's MDVIP-affiliated physician, Dr. Chavez uses a well-child exam to get a complete picture of your child's health and tailor their health care plan to fit their specific needs.
Dr. Chavez utilizes the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for well-child exams, including beginning newborn care within a week of birth.
According to the AAP, you should schedule well-child visits:
Dr. Chavez may suggest more frequent visits to update immunizations, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations.
During a well-child exam, Dr. Chavez first discusses if you have any concerns about your child's health. He works closely with you to ensure you have every resource to keep them healthy during their childhood.
During your child’s exam, Dr. Chavez or a member of the team:
Dr. Chavez also evaluates your child for developmental or cognitive issues, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If he sees anything of concern, he works closely with you to create a plan of care that fits you, your child, and your family.
To schedule a personalized well-child exam, call the office or schedule an appointment online with Pompeyo C Chavez, MD today.