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Enhanced 18-Month Well-Baby Visit

As a parent, you play an important role in your child’s growth and development. When your child reaches 18 months of age, it is important to ask your healthcare provider for an “Enhanced 18-Month Well-Baby visit”.  Eighteen months is a milestone in a child's development and a visit to a healthcare provider at this time is important.

This enhanced visit may include:

  • Monitoring your child’s growth and development.
  • Providing the 18 month immunizations.
  • Discussing safety and nutrition.
  • Addressing parental concerns.
  • Providing information about parenting and community programs that promote healthy child development and early learning.
  • Assessing parent-child interactions and family functioning.
  • Making referrals to specialized community services for those children identified with potential problems and/or risks.
  • Recommendation for follow up visits at 2, 3 and 4 years of age.


Ontario’s Enhanced 18-month Well-Baby Visit English / Francais

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