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Choosing a Pediatrician During Pregnancy

Finding a pediatrician might not be something you think about early in pregnancy, but it’s important to make a decision well in advance of your due date.

Before you leave the hospital, a pediatrician will examine your baby and talk with you to answer any newborn-care questions you might have. You’ll likely be asked to schedule a follow-up appointment within one week.

Early pediatrician appointments are vital to ensure your newborn is healthy and thriving. During your baby’s first year, your pediatrician will help you make the right decisions when it comes to nutrition, safe sleeping, vaccinations and more.

Why Choose a Norton Children’s Medical Group Pediatrician

Our trusted pediatricians provide routine well checks and preventive medicine, as well as treat minor illnesses and injuries in newborns to teenagers.

If your child should require surgery, hospitalization or care for a complex illness, our pediatricians are connected to the pediatric specialists at Norton Children’s Hospital. Our pediatricians and specialists coordinate to provide your child with the best possible care.

Norton Healthcare has pediatric offices throughout Louisville, along with locations in surrounding counties and Southern Indiana.

Visit Us On a Newbie Night

Meet the pediatricians and providers, see the office and make sure it’s right for your family. Newbie Nights, hosted by Norton Children’s Medical Group pediatrician offices, allow soon-to-be parents, newcomers and those in need of a new pediatrician to visit an office and ask questions before scheduling an appointment.

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