To help children and teens grow into healthy adults, we recommend well-child exams.
Also called well-care visits or checkups, wellness exams, or annual physicals, these regular medical examinations should start when a child is a few days old and continue until he or she is 20.
What can I expect during my child's physical?
When you bring your child to an Allina Health clinic for a well-care visit or checkup, your child's health care provider will:
Health and wellness handouts
These handouts outline what may be discussed and shots that may be given during checkups at certain ages.
Developmental milestone videos
These videos by Minnesota Department of Education explain what parents can expect in their child’s development at different ages.