Recommended Examination Schedule

Parenting in the Early Years

Recommended Examination Schedule

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UW Health pediatricians generally recommend the following schedules for examinations and immunizations.

Consult your primary pediatrician for specific information regarding your child.


We encourage you to schedule a prenatal visit to meet your pediatrician. Health supervision visits should then be scheduled for the child at the following ages:

Age at Visit Handouts
4 days for infants who were hospitalized less than 48 hours after birth  
2-3 weeks Two Week Check-Up - Nursing Infants (pdf) | Two Week Check-Up - Formula Fed Infants (pdf)
2 months Newborn Check-Up (pdf)
4 months 4 Month Check-Up (pdf)
6 months 6 Month Check-Up (pdf)
9 months 9 Month Check-Up (pdf)
12 months 12 Month Check-Up (pdf)
15 months 15 Month Check-Up (pdf)
18 months 18 Month Check-Up (pdf)
2 years 2 Year Check-Up (pdf)
3 years 3 Year  Check-Up (pdf)
4 years 4 Year Check-Up (pdf)
5 years (Pre-Kindergarten exam) 5 Year Check-Up (pdf)
6 years 6 Year Check-Up (pdf)
7-8 years 7-8 Year Check-Up (pdf)
9-10 years 9-10 Year Check-Up (pdf)
11-13 years 11-13 Year Check-Up (pdf)
14-16 years 14-16 Year Check-Up (pdf)
17-20 years 17-20 Year Check-Up (pdf)