Immunizations, lab work and nagging questions about your child’s health are all great reasons to schedule a well visit. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses the impact of these trips to the doctor’s office on a child’s growth and development.
Kids come in all shapes and sizes: big, small, tall, short. Genetics, gender, nutrition, physical activity, health problems, environment and hormones all influence a child’s height and weight. So how does a doctor figure out whether a child’s height and weight measurements are “normal?” Whether a child is developing on track? Whether any health problems […]