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Preparing for the Doctors Visit 2: What to carry

What to carry: Doctor’s Documents (The Doc’s docs) Be sure to walk with all of your “Doc’s docs”.  It is important to keep all documents related to your child’s health together in a waterproof “ziplock” style bag. Each child should have a clearly labelled bag of their own. These bags must be stored in a […]

Preparing for the Doctor’s Visit 1: Who and When

When to set appointments: Schedule a time that will allow you to arrive about 10-15 minutes early. This will give you leeway for those “unpredictables” like tantrums and bathroom visits. It will also give you enough time to complete the administrative paperwork prior to meeting the doctor. This is critical to the smooth running of […]

Intro: The Doctor’s Visit

For the beginning of 2012, we will be posting tips and advice about visits to the doctor with your child. Whether you are going to stop in at your health centre, see your family doctor or your paediatrician or visit a referred specialist for the first time, we will walk with you, and help you […]