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What can you expect your pediatrician to do during your baby's 18-month checkup?

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At your toddler's 18-month checkup, the pediatrician will likely:

  • Weigh and measure your child
  • Perform a physical exam of your child
  • Catch up on any vaccines, including a flu shot in the fall/winter

From: Baby's 18-Month Checkup: What to Expect WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:

Kidshealth.org: "Your Child's Checkup: 1.5 Years (18 Months)."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 08, 2017

SOURCE:

Kidshealth.org: "Your Child's Checkup: 1.5 Years (18 Months)."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 08, 2017

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