Within the beginning stages of parenthood, you will mostly be visiting your doctors due to the sleeping and eating problems of your newborn baby. Within four months, babies begin to show their personalities and the visits become more attributed towards physical and social development.
A 4 month old sleep schedule is less likely to be taken up in medical terms. Issues arising from sleeping problems with 4-month-old babies are usually due to standard developing issues and nothing to worry about regarding their health.
There are many schedules and advice articles to follow around sleeping problems with a 4-month-old baby. Here we will have a closer look at what to expect from health care visits to your doctor after 4 months.
A discussion over your baby’s eating habits is more than likely to happen at around 4 months of age. The discussion will include whether solid foods will be fed to the baby soon.
A physical exam will need to be done to ensure that the baby is developing and growing healthy and in a stable manner.
The first thing that will be looked at with your visit after four months would be taking your baby’s measurement, length, weight, and head circumference. This is an important visit and will be positive to see their development so far.
Soon the doctors will examine the baby’s strength and movement. Examining whether the baby can recognize their name and whether they can transfer an object from one hand to the other.
Safety is always a big concern for new parents. The doctor will ask whether the parents have babyproofed their home and whether they are using the right safety devices when driving and feeding.
These are the most common visits that you can expect when your baby reaches around 4 months of age.