Choosing a Pediatrician

Aug 5 • 2014
Choosing a Pediatrician

The important task of choosing a pediatrician can sometimes overwhelm new parents. After all, this is the expert you will rely on to care for your precious little one and provide guidance on any questions or concerns you may have.

A little research will help you find a pediatrician you can trust and are comfortable with.

Start your search by asking friends, family members and neighbors who have had first-hand experience with local pediatricians. You can also ask your OB/GYN for a list of local care providers, search on your insurance carrier’s website or visit the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Healthy Children website.

Once you’ve narrowed your list down to your top choices, schedule an appointment to meet the physicians and their staff at the office. This is very common for new parents and most pediatricians offer this option at no charge. If you’re still undecided between multiple pediatricians, the

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