First Year Overview
How To Pick A Pediatrican
Some of the things you might wanna think about when you select a pediatrician is location, location, location. I think the most important advice I give people is do not select a pediatrician that is more than 20 minutes from your house. No matter if it's by plane, train, automobile, you will be going there when your baby, for their first two years, I think you go maybe once a month and then, if they're sick, more. So I would have to say I made this mistake and I fixed it on my third child, but I had many a times where I was in an hour to get my child's ears checked when they were screaming in the back of my car and then falls asleep and then misses their nap and all those things. So I think location is the most important thing.
How to Find a Pediatrician
And after that, I don't know if a lot of people realize, but your O.B., the person who delivers your baby, they have usually a group of people that they recommend for pediatrician, depending on what type of doctor you're looking for, be it somebody maybe who's a little bit more ... Read more
Questions to Ask Pediatricians
All pediatricians do interviews. They carve out a certain amount of time in their day or their week where they allow you to interview them. And you should feel free to ask them whatever you think is important and you should took cues from their mannerisms to see if that's somebody you're gonna wanna go through the long haul with. Is that a doctor who's gonna be patient with you? Do you ask a lot of questions? Are they already annoyed with you? So there are a lot of things that you can pick up when you do the interview. But I would have to say that location is probably the most important thing.