Check-up for children from 6 to 8 weeks of age

2021-03-25 12:00 AM

Look for eye abnormalities, such as abnormal movement of the pupils, squinting or inability to focus.

This test is usually combined with the first vaccination. In addition, your baby will probably be given a vitamin K supplement. This is quite important for babies who are breastfed. Vitamin K supplementation may help prevent cranial haemorrhage caused by vitamin K deficiency.

The content of this test is to ensure the normal development of the child as well as continue to detect defects (if any) that the previous test failed to detect:

Check the child's comprehensive development as well as hearing and vision problems.

General observations to assess the child's dynamism, response to conditions, finding signs of development of defects ...

Look on the skin for abnormalities.

Track your child's body growth, chart your child's weight gain, head circumference and height.

Look for eye abnormalities such as pupil movement, squinting, or inability to focus.

Hear a heart murmur for abnormalities.

Examination of genitals, eliminating the possibility of malformations such as low urinary closure, high urinary closure or bisexual condition.

Eliminate the possibility of congenital hip dislocation.