Patient Resources

Are You Expecting?

We encourage prenatal visits! Getting early care for Moms and their little one(s) is essential, especially having to spot problems and being able to treat them early. At Kent Pediatrics, we welcome all expecting parents! We call this consultation a “Meet and Greet.”

On the day of your visit, you will get a chance to:

  • Have a one-on-one patient education with one of our dedicated doctors
  • Ask any related questions
  • Get to know our staff
  • Take a tour of our facility

If you are looking for compassionate and committed health care for you and your little one, we’re just a phone call away!

Recommended Well-Care Visits:

When your child reaches:

3 to 5 days old
2 weeks old
1 month old
2 months old
4 months old
6 months old
9 months old
12 months old
15 months old
18 months old
24 months old
30 months old
3-18 years old (Annually)

Well-Visit Schedule and Vaccinations

Your child’s overall health and well-being starts with routine exams and preventative care. This includes: physical exams, hearing and vision screenings, behavioral assessments, immunizations and other tests. The chart on the left is the recommended well-child care visits provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics:

Below is the recommended immunization schedule that we follow:

1 month………….
2 months………..
4 months………..
6 months………..
9 months………..
12 months………
15 months………
18 months………
2 years…………..
3 years…………..
4-6 years………..
11 years…………
16 years…………
no shots
DTap, Hep B, IPV, Hib, Prevnar and Rotateq
DTap, Hep B, IPV, Hib, Prevnar and Rotateq
DTap, Hep B, IPV, Prevnar and Rotateq
no shots
MMR and Varivax
Hib and Prevnar
DTap and Hep A
Hep A
no shots
MMR, Varivax, DTap and IPV
TdaP, Menveo and Gardasil
Menveo and Bexero

*If your child misses any of these vaccines at the designated ages, our doctors will determine when and if the child will need to make up the missed vaccines and get them back on schedule.

Call in advance!

Depending on your child’s age and visit history with us, we recommend that you schedule in advance for:

  • Newborn visits – 24-48 hours after discharge from hospital
  • Adolescent/Teens – up to a year

Delaware Health Exam Requirements for Students

I. Based on the Delaware school system, children (below 18) who are:

  • newly enrolled
  • entering kindergarten
  • entering 9th grade (Effective for 2013-2014 school year)

MUST have a health exam within 2 years of entry to school.

II. According to state regulations, the health exam form must be received within 30 days from the start of school.


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