Pediatricians & Pediatric Doctors in 11694 Zip Code
Frequently Asked Questions About Pediatricians
It is critically important that children periodically visit pediatric doctors and dentists in order to maintain their physical health and well being. Pediatricians monitor the growth and development of babies, infants and adolescents and administer the appropriate vaccinations, tests and medications. They also give new parents advice about nutrition and general care. Here are a few answers to some frequently asked questions about pediatric care that might be helpful to remember:

How do I select a pediatrician?
You might begin by asking for recommendations from other parents that you know well and trust. If you are new to the community in which you currently live, it is a good idea to contact a local medical school and/or hospital for a list of pediatricians. During the final months of your pregnancy, you can schedule interviews with some of the pediatricians and ask about their policies and philosophies on child rearing, and also ask the medical staff about insurance policies, billing, office hours and if the doctor is amenable to taking phone calls, etc. Ideally, you will have found your pediatrician before the delivery.

When should my child first visit a pediatrician?
Pediatric staff will typically check the newborn at the hospital immediately after delivery and every day for the duration of the hospital stay. If you already have a pediatrician selected, then that pediatrician might be present at the time of birth. If not, then the hospital will notify him or her once the baby is delivered, and disclose any complications that might have arisen. The baby will be examined during the first twenty-four hours of life, and the examining physician will recommend a time and date for further appointments, generally two to four days after birth.

How often should I bring my baby to visit a pediatrician?
Because your pediatrician will want to monitor the growth and development of your child, he or she will advise you to schedule appointments for newborns at two month intervals during the first year. However, your pediatrician will recommend a schedule based upon the specific medical needs of your child.


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718-945-2600
431 Beach 129th St
Rockaway Park, NY 11694
718-531-6660
2378 Ralph Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11234
718-373-2500
3101 Ocean Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11235
718-332-5020
138 Brighton 11th St
Brooklyn, NY 11235
718-868-8282
1847 Mott Ave
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
718-891-1551
1839 E 13th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718-336-1900
2730 Gerritsen Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718-377-0817
1729 E 12th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718-646-6646
2415 Avenue U
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718-322-7425
15849 84th St
Howard Beach, NY 11414
718-769-3667
2520 Ocean Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229
718-258-3777
2233 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
718-270-1386
450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
718-258-9888
2287 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
718-377-8800
515 Avenue I
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718-376-1233
2118 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11223
718-372-1151
407 Avenue U
Brooklyn, NY 11223
718-336-2499
2119 W 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11223
718-645-7337
1421 E 2nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718-688-8000
5205 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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