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What happens during your baby's 12 month checkup?

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Your baby’s doctor will:

  • Check your baby's weight, length, and head circumference
  • Examine your baby
  • Possibly give your baby vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, or another (booster) shot of a vaccine your baby has already had
  • Recommend a flu shot if it's fall or winter
  • Ask if your baby is pulling up, standing, or walking
  • Ask how many words your baby can say, and if they point to things

From: Baby's 12-Month Checkup: What to Expect WebMD Medical Reference

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Kidshealth.org: "Your Child's Checkup: 1 Year (12 Months)

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on August 18, 2019

SOURCE:

Kidshealth.org: "Your Child's Checkup: 1 Year (12 Months)

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on August 18, 2019

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