At ABC Community Clinic we want to encourage and equip our parents to be well-informed nurturing caregivers. We have found that our young moms are more connected to the internet, looking for information to care for their children more than ever before. This section has articles written for our patient population. Please share this information with others and contact us if you have topics you would like us to cover.
Well baby visits are a part of a country’s preventive health plan. In Malawi, babies get a full check-up at birth, when Mom sees her OB usually a week after delivery, and between 4-6 weeks of age. Then the babies get weighed with each scheduled immunization visit. If any concerns they can schedule an appointment to see a provider. I recommend that babies following this basic plan and also schedule a developmental check and physical exam at 9 months and between 2 to 2.5 years.
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