What is a Pediatrician?

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Sagar Sidana

Founder : TruOPD

What is a Pediatrician?

Is your child sick, injured, or behaving differently? The best way to take care of this is by taking your loved ones to a Pediatrician. Pediatricians are doctors for children that can help with behavior, injuries, diagnosing your child, and many more things that can help your kids have a fresh and healthy future.

Is your child sick, injured, or behaving differently? The best way to take care of this is by taking your loved ones to a Pediatrician. Pediatricians are doctors for children that can help with behavior, injuries, diagnosing your child, and many more things that can help your kids have a fresh and healthy future.

A Pediatrician is a specialist doctor who manages the physical, behavioral, and mental care for children and is trained to diagnose and treat a broad range of childhood illnesses, from minor health problems to serious diseases. They understand the symptoms much better than a doctor for an adult. Furthermore, children need different treatment than adults therefore, Pediatricians get special training to treat the children. **In India, it takes about 7-8 years of study & training (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) plus Doctor of Medicine (MD)to be a Pediatrician, so they know how to manage your kids.

To new parents, the behavior of the child is always an issue of concern. Most of them don’t know whether their children are behaving as expected or they have other behavioral aspects that need the attention of a specialist. Therefore, it is always important to consider the services of an experienced Pediatrician who might help in understanding the behavior of the child. Pediatricians are versed in children’s behavior and will help explain whether something is normal or not. Never ignore the health of your new baby. Having a Pediatrician professorial analyze the health of your newborn baby is essential in their growth, they also recommend needed immunizations for the kids. Newborn care is very useful in addressing common illnesses like cold, cough, fever etc. It is common understanding that common illnesses lead to additional infections to the kids if not addresses immediately so seeing pediatric doctors in such cases and seeking treatment is, therefore, an important consideration.

Typical Services offered by Pediatricians

  • Regular Physical exams and proactive measures to prevent illness and injuries.
  • Recommended immunizations.
  • Make sure your kids are meeting developmental milestones in growth, behavior, and skills.
  • Diagnose and treat your children's illnesses, infections, injuries, and other health problems.
  • Guidance about health, safety, nutrition, growth and development and fitness needs.
  • Help you determine healthy lifestyles for your child and useful ways to role model your choices.

Disclaimer: This article is just for general information and not a promotion of Pediatricians, or any specialty of doctors. The readers must use their own knowledge, expertise, judgement and validate healthcare providers credentials when seeking medical care from any healthcare provider.