Well Child Schedules

Your care team at Rainbow Pediatrics believes in the importance of regular check-ups to keep your child well.

By scheduling the following regular appointments we are able to provide preventative exams and vaccinations. By doing this, we can increase the probability to catch any health issues early. It also gives the parents the ability to ask questions throughout every stage of development of your child.

We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for the schedule of the following well visits and immunizations. Feel free review information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) should you have any questions about the benefits and risks of any particular vaccine.

The following schedule for your well-child visits details the list of the immunizations that are needed for each age group.

Check-Up Schedule

Vaccinations/Tests Due

Newborn visit 3-5 days of age-
2 week visit within 3 days-
2 month visit within 1 weekPentacel (Dtap, Hib, IPV), Hep B (if not already given in the hospital before discharge), Prevnar #1, Rotavirus #1
4 month visit within 2 weeksPentacel (Dtap, Hib, IPV), Prevnar #2, Rotavirus #2
6 month visit within 3 weeksPentacel (Dtap, Hib, IPV), Prevnar #3, Rotavirus #3
9 month visit within 3 weeksHep B
12 month visit MUST be after 1 year birthdayMMR #1, Chickenpox #1, CBC**
15 month visit within 3 weeksPrevnar #4
18 month visit within 3 weeksPentacel (Dtap, Hib, IPV), Hepatitis A #1, Developmental Screen
2 year visit within 2 monthsHepatitis A #2
30 month visit within 3 weeksThis visit is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Please check with your insurance provider for coverage information.
Developmental Screen
3 year visit within 2 months-
4 year visit MUST be after 4 year birthdayDTaP #5, IPV #4, MMR #2, Prevnar, Chickenpox #2, H & V
5 year visitH & V, UA
6 year visitH & V
7 year visit-
8 year visitH & V, CBC**
9 year visit-
10 year visitH & V
11 year visitTdap, Meningococcal, HPV series
Annually from 12-21 years oldNo vaccines needed if immunizations current
H & V (at 15 and 18 years), CBC** (at 13 years & menstruating females), UA (at 15 years)
  • Alternate Schedule (click to view)

    Check-Up Schedule

    Vaccinations/Tests Due

    2 monthsDTaP, Rotavirus
    3 monthsPC, HIB
    4 monthsDTaP, Rotavirus
    5 monthsPc, HIB
    6 monthsDTaP, Rotavirus
    7 monthsPc, HIB
    9 monthsPolio, Flu (optional)
    12 monthsMMR, Polio
    15 monthsPc, HIB
    18 monthsDTaP, Polio
    5 monthsFlu
    21 monthsChickenpox
    5 monthsHep B
    2 yearsHep B, Flu
    3 yearsHep B
    4 yearsDTaP, Polio, Flu
    5 yearsMMR, Flu
    6 yearsChickenpox, Flu
    7 yearsHep A, Flu
    8 yearsHep A, Flu
    9 through 18 yearsFlu each year
    12 yearsTDaP
    13 to 14 yearsHPV (3 doses)
    16 yearsMeningococca

H & V: Hearing and Vision Screening, CBC: Complete Blood Count

** This information used with permission from the Center of Excellence for Medial Multimedia, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General.

Please see brightfutures.org to learn more about what is involved with each check-up.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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