Now that you're in your last trimester, you should choose a pediatrician for your baby-to-be. You can also decide to go to a family physician who can provide care for your baby. Choosing a doctor for your baby is an important decision. A good pediatrician is more than a person to call when your baby has a fever. This provider will:
This is someone you will see regularly for sick visits and for well checkups.
Start with your family physician, obstetrician, family, friends, and colleagues. Ask them for recommendations. Then start gathering a list of names. After you collect a few numbers, write up some questions and call to set up interviews. When you interview a physician, you should take into account: