Typical Infant Check-up Schedule
In the United Kingdom, various medical professionals will regularly check newborn children to assess how they grow and develop. Use this table as a guide to what you can expect in the first few months of life.
|Check-up||With whom||What they look at|
|Weekly until 6 weeks||Health visitor||Weight, length, head circumference|
|6–8 weeks||GP and health visitor||Feeding and sleeping habits, vision and hearing|
|Every 2–4 weeks until 7–8 months||Health clinic||Weight, length, head circumference|
|7–8 months||Health visitor and GP||Development, hearing, physical examination|