Mara Paradis, M.D.
Choosing a pediatrician is just one of the many decisions a new parent makes when expecting a baby. What are the benefits of choosing a pediatrician for an infant or child? A pediatrician is a physician who has three additional years of medical training, specifically in the health and well-being of infants, children and adolescents – offering expertise in child development, behavior, preventative medicine and the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic illnesses. Boys Town Pediatrics is here to help parents choose a pediatrician that best fits their family’s needs.
Choosing a pediatrician is typically done prior to the delivery of a baby. This gives families the opportunity to meet and select a physician doctor who will become a big part of your family’s life. Other parents you know and trust and your obstetrician can help recommend local pediatricians. Ask questions before meeting the doctor to help narrow your search:
Pediatricians typically began care with a baby after birth. They will see your child on a regular basis throughout life. During the first two years of life, well baby visits should be scheduled at the following ages:
Boys Town Pediatrics offer locations across the Omaha-metro area where your children can see a pediatrician seven days a week with our Same Day Pediatrics service. Use our physician directory to find a pediatrician at a clinic near you.