Patient Education

Primary care doctors at Cincinnati Children’s provide primary medical care, including check-ups, sick visits and immunizations, for children from birth through adolescence. Read more about some issues you might discuss with your child's doctor.

Primary care at Cincinnati Children's. 

Growth & Development

Growth, Range of Height and Weight  Growth: 1-Year-Olds 
Growth: 1 to 3 Months  Growth: 2-Year-Olds 
Growth: 4 to 6 Months  Growth: 3-Year-Olds 
Growth: 7 to 9 Months  Growth: Preschool (4 to 5 Years) 
Growth: 10 to 12 Months  Growth: School-Age (6 to 12 Years) 

Common Illnesses & Conditions

Bronchiolitis | Bronchiolitis – Essential Facts  Flu (Influenza) 
Bronchitis, Acute  Gastroenteritis
Canker Sores (Aphthous Stomatitis)  Head Injuries, Mild to Moderate
Colic  Pneumonia, Community Acquired
Cough and Cold Remedies for Children Under 2  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Croup  Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)  Thrush
Ear Infections (Middle Ear Infections or Otitis Media)  Vomiting
Fever  Vulvovaginitis
Fingertip Injuries

Skin Conditions

Acne  Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) 
Diaper Rash  Ringworm (Tinea Capitis) 
Eczema  Roseola 
Head Lice and Nits  Scabies 
Hives (Urticaria)  Warts 
Impetigo  Wounds and Scars 
Latex Allergy  Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)
Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA)
Molluscum  

Primary care at Cincinnati Children's.

Newborns & Infants

Fever in a Newborn  Skin Conditions in Newborns 
Fever of Uncertain Source (Newborn)  Sleep Patterns in Newborns 
Food, Introduction to Solids  Suctioning the Nose with a Bulb Syringe 
Formula Preparation  Umbilical Cord Care 
Infant Play  Uncircumcised Penis Care 
Reflexes in Newborns   Warming Formula or Breast Milk 
Safe Sleep  Fetal Circulation 

Emotional Development

Biting  Lying and Stealing 
Cognitive Development  Procedures: Helping Your Child Cope
Discipline: General Principles  Toilet Training 
  Traumatic Event: Helping Children Cope 

Prevention & Safety

Bedbugs  SIDS, How to Reduce Risk   
Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Preventing Risk to Immunocompromised Patient Sepsis, Steps to Prevent in Hospital 
First Aid Kit for Traveling  Splinters
Immunizations and Vaccines  Sun Safety
Insect Stings and Bites  Swallowing Hazards: How to Keep Kids Safe
Poison Ivy, Oak, Sumac  Window Fall Prevention

Nutrition & Healthy Bodies

Adolescent Nutrition   Obesity 
Body Mass Index (BMI)  Toddler Nutrition 
Exercise and Children   

Visiting Cincinnati Childrens.

Cincinnati Children’s has primary care services at locations in Avondale, Hopple Street, Fairfield, Hughes STEM High School, Rockdale Academy, South Avondale and Batesville & Greensburg, Ind.