Updated at 2021-01-23 13:45:11 UTC
From the time that you discover, you will be a new parent till your child is an independent adult, there are so many decisions to make. From choosing that perfect stroller, to choosing a pediatrician for your baby, and many more. Just as you would do in depth research before you purchase a baby stroller, reading stroller buying guides, stroller reviews, etc., choosing a pediatrician is a very important decision, as you will have a relationship with this doctor until your child is 18 years old. Many woman begin interviewing pediatricians during their pregnancy.
A pediatrician is a medical specialist that practices solely, in the care of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatricians provide preventive care to healthy children as well as medical attentions to children who are ill. They offer physical, mental and emotional support to the parents and children as well. The basic services that a pediatrician should provide are,
Finding the right pediatrician in Delhi, many times is done through word of mouth, or hearsay. Speak to friends and relatives, about their experiences with the pediatric doctors in your area. Prepare a list of important factors that you (personally) require in a pediatrician. Some parents have preferences in genders, ages or size of practices of the pediatrician. You can even have a short interview with the doctors in question. These are some important questions you may want to ask your friends or relatives about the pediatricians.
Once you have chosen the pediatrician in Delhi, you should make an appointment as soon as your baby is born. Follow your pediatrician’s instructions as to how often, you need to see him for well visits, within the first year. If you have questions or concerns about your baby's feeding or sleeping habits, make sure to ask them when you go. Do not be embarrassed to ask the pediatrician anything that concerns you. It is your child, and you want to make sure you are doing the right things. Your pediatrician is there for you.