9 Months Old

9 months already!

Times flies, and as your baby gets bigger, checkups change. Call today to schedule your 9-month-old’s appointment with his/her doctor. Through Crow Wing County’s Child and Teen Checkups program, this appointment is FREE to anyone on Medical Assistance. Nine-month checkups will include:

  • A chance to ask your questions
  • Reliable information about healthy food, sleep, behavior and safety
  • A check on how your baby is growing, learning, developing, and feeling
  • Time to talk about parenting
  • Weight, length, head size
  • Head-to-toe exam
  • Immunizations, if needed
  • Blood check for lead and anemia(once between 9 to 15 months)
  • Help finding regular dental care
  • Fluoride varnish for healthy teeth
  • Hearing and vision checks
  • Support with family needs:
    • Food, housing, utilities
    • Money or job resources
    • Child care
    • Transportation
    • Help with safe relationships, mental health or substance use

Find out where to get free checkups in your area by visiting Child and Teen Checkups.

9 Months