Besides your baby and significant other, one of the most important relationships in your life should be with your pediatrician. Since you probably don’t have a medical degree, you need someone whom you trust implicitly to care wisely and compassionately for your offspring.
But not every doctor is for every baby (or parent). And there are plenty of reasons why a doctor could a bad fit for your family, including if he or she is “overworked, bored or burned out.” The American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents to “go with your gut reaction,” according to BabyCenter.com. “If you don’t feel good about a physician, go somewhere else. Remember that your best friend’s doctor may not be right for you and your family.”
Here are 5 signs it’s time to find a new pediatrician:
For two more signs you need a new pediatrician, go to BabyCenter.com
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