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1 year baby check up:  What to expect

1 year baby check up: What to expect

Never hesitate to raise any concern — no matter how trivial — when you have an appointment with your baby's health care provider.

At your child's 1-year visit, be sure to bring up any of these issues or behaviors if you've noticed them in your child:

  • He can't bear weight on his legs.
  • He has one or both eyes still crossed, even part of the time.
  • He doesn't use both hands equally.
  • He doesn't use any real words or doesn't know his name.
  • He isn't crawling or moving forward in some way.
  • He has no fear of strangers or anxiety at separations. Fear and anxiety are normal reactions to these situations at this age.
  • He doesn't point at things.
  • He seems to have problems with his vision or hearing.
  • He loses a skill he had before.