Prenatal visits

Prenatal visits As advocates for children and their families, pediatricians can support and guide expectant parents in the prenatal period. Prenatal visits allow the pediatrician to gather basic information from expectant parents, offer them information and advice, and identify high-risk conditions that may require special care. In addition, a prenatal visit is the first step…

Well baby rounds

Well baby rounds As a patient at Childcare Associates we will ensure the needs of your child are met right from birth. This includes seeing your baby in the newborn nursery when born at Danbury hospital, and following up with you until the day of discharge. We will then see you in the office 2-3…

Well visits / physicals

Well visits / physicals To ensure the health and well being of your child, we follow the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) schedule for well visits (https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/health-management/Pages/Well-Child-Care-A-Check-Up-for-Success.aspx). At each well visit we will assess your child’s growth and development. Vision checks are done starting at age 1 through digital screening, or manually with the eye…

Sick visits

Sick visits We have same day appointments if your child is sick and an on call provider is always available by phone when our office is closed. Contact Us

Immunizations

Immunizations Here at Childcare Associates we are strong proponents of vaccinating all children and follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) vaccination schedule. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/easy-to-read/ Vaccination provides protection for your child, as well as for sick children and newborns who may not be able to receive vaccinations. If you have concerns about this, please feel free…

Care coordination

Care coordination We advocate for your child is every way we can. This includes helping to coordinate care with the visit nurses’ association  (VNA) and all other specialist appointments… Contact Us

Referrals to Specialists

Referrals to Specialists We collaborate with specialists at renowned medical centers including Yale, Connecticut Childrens Medical Center, Westchester Medical Center and Boston Childrens. Once approved by your provider, every attempt is made to have referrals completed within 48 hours. You will be given a phone number to call and schedule your appointment within 72 hours.…

Home Services – Care Plan

Home Services – Care Plan Being a medical home, we have the privilege of being a part of all aspects of your child’s life, whether at home or at school. We help with any special services your child may need. This includes the coordination of care with schools, as well as specialists for ADHD and…

Emergencies and Hospitalizations

Emergencies and Hospitalizations We are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your child’s needs. Providers are available by phone after hours. Most concerns can be handled in the office to avoid the Emergency Room, like rashes, vomiting and diarrhea, or low grade fevers. (Please see our list of emergencies required…

Emergency Room

Emergency Room Not all illnesses require an emergency room visit. Please see here for a list of emergencies that require immediate medical attention. In most cases long wait times and exposure to other sick individuals can be avoided with a simple phone call to our office. Our providers are here 24 hours a day, 7…

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