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What should your baby's doctor do at your baby's 12 month checkup?

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  • At your baby's 12-month checkup, your pediatrician should: Check your baby's weight, length, and head circumference
  • Perform a physical exam of 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 Your doctor may also ask: Is your baby pulling up? Standing? Walking?
  • What and how many words can your baby say?
  • Does your baby point at things and use both hands when playing?

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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