6 Essential Questions to Ask at Your Prenatal Meet and Greet

Sep 01, 2023

6 Essential Questions to Ask at Your Prenatal Meet and Greet

As an expecting parent, feeling confident in the pediatrician who will be caring for your child is crucial. That's why we offer prenatal meet and greets at Angel Kids Pediatrics in Jacksonville, Amelia Island, and Saint Johns, Florida. Our seasoned pediatric team is committed to creating a relationship of trust with you and your growing family.

Our prenatal meet and greet visits offer a valuable opportunity for you to ask questions and gain insight into our treatment philosophy. We understand that making informed decisions about your child's healthcare is important, and we want to support you every step of the way.

Join us for a prenatal meet and greet session, where you can connect with our team, learn about our approach to newborn care and routine well-child visits, and have your questions and concerns addressed. We're here to provide the information you need to make the best decisions for your little one.

Essential questions to ask at your prenatal meet and greet

As you prepare for your little bundle of joy, finding the right pediatrician is essential to ensure their health and well-being. To make the most out of your prenatal meet and greet, we've compiled a list of six fundamental questions that can empower you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions for your expected child’s health and medical care needs.

1. How is a pediatrician different from a family physician?

Choosing the right healthcare provider for your child can be a tough decision. Understanding the differences between pediatricians and family physicians can help you make an informed choice.

While both pediatricians and family physicians have undergone the same number of years of training, pediatricians have specialized knowledge and expertise in children's health. Our team has a deep understanding of issues that affect children of all ages, such as behavioral challenges and the intricacies of caring for a child's developing mind and body.

2. Are specialists available to address breastfeeding concerns?

Our experienced pediatrics team is here to provide the support and help you need to make breastfeeding a fulfilling and enjoyable experience. Attend one of our certified lactation consultations for in-office guidance, or join our motherhood and breastfeeding support groups to connect with other moms facing similar challenges. 

We also offer new baby seminars and the option for telehealth or in-office consultations. Plus, we equip all our clinics with lactation rooms, ensuring a comfortable and private space for breastfeeding. 

3. Is my medical history a cause for concern?

Certain conditions, such as gestational diabetes, may have a genetic component. To ensure a holistic approach to your healthcare, we'll discuss your medical history to gain insight into your potential health risks. By understanding your personal and family health history, we can better serve you and tailor our care accordingly.

4. What kind of newborn care do you offer?

Our comprehensive newborn care approach focuses on monitoring your baby's health, growth, and development through routine checkups and preventive care, including scheduled immunizations and important screenings to check for key developmental milestones.

5. What’s your stance on immunizations and other preventive care?

We prioritize preventive healthcare and believe immunizations are important for both you and your baby’s health, providing detailed information about all recommended screenings and immunizations. 

Together, we'll create a personalized plan that meets your baby’s needs and protects their health. We want you to feel confident you have the information and support necessary for a safe and healthy arrival for your baby.

6. What additional resources do you provide?

We offer a variety of resources to help meet your needs during and after your pregnancy. We’ll answer questions about infant feeding and sleep schedules, circumcision, child care, support systems, and much more. If you have questions about any aspect of specialized pediatric care for your newborn, we have answers. 

Schedule your prenatal meet and greet visit today

We're here to provide you with the knowledge and support you need when your baby arrives. If you have any further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Schedule a prenatal meet and greet with Angel Kids Pediatrics today by calling 904-224-KIDS (5437) or using our online form. We have 10 offices in Jacksonville, Amelia Island, and Saint Johns, Florida.