What to Expect at Your Child’s 15-Month Checkup

Female doctor with stethoscope and young childHere is what you can expect for your child’s 15 month checkup:

  • Your child’s length will be measured and compared to a standard height chart. The doctor will let you know what percentile your child falls into for height. The doctor will then compare the percentile from the last appointment to the percentile from this appointment to make sure everything seems normal.
  • Your child will be weighed. His/her weight will be compared to a standard weight chart. The doctor will let you know what percentile your child falls into for weight. The doctor will then compare the percentile from the last appointment to the percentile from this appointment to make sure everything seems normal.
  • Your child’s head circumference will be measured and compared to a standard chart. The doctor will let you know what percentile your child falls into for head circumference. The doctor will then compare the percentile from the last appointment to the percentile from this appointment to make sure everything seems normal.
  • The doctor will perform a physical exam of your child.
  • The shots your child may receive are:
 

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  1. Avatar of Marilyn Marilyn says:

    Good info. I hope he’s not too bad with receiving shots.

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