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17 July 2017

Your child's health: what you should be tracking

Are you sure you know all the health milestones you should be tracking?

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Children grow and develop at their own pace and in the early stages you'll visit the baby clinic to check their height and weight. 

We fleetingly see the growth charts and guidelines in a pediatrician’s office, but these numbers cannot always be the only guides to your child’s health.

However, there are a number of additional milestones that are important to monitor from birth to teen years. 

If you know what to look for, you'll be able to discuss any concerns with your doctor at their next checkup. 

This article is provided through a sponsorship from Pfizer in the interests of continuous medical education. Notwithstanding Pfizer's sponsorship of this publication, neither Pfizer nor its subsidiary or affiliated companies shall be liable for any damages, claims, liabilities, costs or obligations arising from the misuse of the information provided in this publication. Readers are advised to consult their health care practitioner for specific information on personal health matters as this is not the intention or purpose of the publication. Specific medical advice or recommendations on the clinical management of patients will not be provided by Pfizer. In this regard Pfizer does not support the use of products for off label indications, nor dosing which falls outside the approved label recommendations and readers must refer to the Package Insert of any product for full prescribing guidelines

 
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