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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Kids & Medical Care During the Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put many doctor visits on hold. But kids should see their doctors for well-child visits and other care. Here's what parents should know.

Sports Physicals

Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That's why it's important to make sure that kids and teens get a sports physical.

When Your Child Outgrows Pediatric Care

Help your teen or young adult make the transition from pediatric health care to adult health care. Get tips on finding a new doctor and getting health insurance.

Your Child's Checkup: 1 Month

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by the first month.

Your Child's Checkup: 1 Year (12 Months)

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by the first birthday.

Your Child's Checkup: 1.5 Years (18 Months)

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your toddler might be doing by 18 months.

Your Child's Checkup: 10 Years

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your child might be doing by age 10.

Your Child's Checkup: 11 Years

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve when your child is 11.

Your Child's Checkup: 12 Years

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve when your child is 12.

Your Child's Checkup: 13 Years

Find out what this doctor's visit will involve when your teen is 13.