Bottle-Feeding - Routine Checkups
Your baby needs routine medical
checkups. During these checkups (called
well-baby visits), your baby's height, weight, and
head circumference will be measured to find out whether he or she is growing
at the expected rate.
At each well-baby visit, talk to your
doctor about your baby's nutritional needs, which change as he or she grows and
develops. For example, babies between 4 and 6 months of age may start eating
A well-baby visit is a good time to talk about any
feeding problems or developmental concerns that you have. You may want to make
list of questions(What is a PDF document?) before your visit.
Early and regular dental
care is important for your child. Talk with your doctor about how to care for
your child's teeth after they start coming in, which is usually between 6 and
12 months of age. For more information, see the
Basic Dental Care.