How to choose a pediatric doctor’s office.
Choosing a doctor for your child can be daunting. Questions come up like…What’s a good guideline? What do I need to look for? How do I know when I’ve found a good doctor’s office?
How much is a child loved, cared for and what would they do without their parents? It’s a big deal. As a parent, you really know that.
How do we know how to choose the best doctors for our kids? Let’s narrow it down to what’s most important.
Following these two simple criteria:
1.Check that the office has the same values as you.
See if you can tell if they care about your feelings and desires for yourself and your kids. Usually this can be felt with a simple phone call. Perhaps you’ll want to have a few simple questions to ask.
Google them and check out any reviews the office has gotten. (Keeping in mind, of course, that the reviews only reflect those willing to write a review.)
Talk to friends. It’s possible that someone you know that also has kids has heard of, or uses, the office you are looking into.
2. They empower parents and children.
Empowering them by giving them answers.
Parents need to be able to understand the causes of things like a sensory system not working right, ADHD, why a kid is sick all the time, and behavior struggles. When a parent understands the cause, then they are able to make better decisions.
When you’re loved, valued and taken care of – you know you’re in the right place and you’ve been able to choose the right pediatric doctor’s office for your child.