Family Corner 9/23/15

Producer/Host: Sue Mackey Andrews
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Parents and Primary Care Partnership: Ensuring the health and well-being of your child

Program Topic: Creating and maintaining productive relationships with your child’s primary care doctor, communicating, problem solving and partnership

Key Discussion Points:
a) Creating a good, open and honest relationship with your child’s primary care physician is essential to ensuring your child’s health and well-being
b) Developmental screening is a key component of each well child visit
c) Parents know their child best and should always be listened to – and their concerns tended to in a timely, comprehensive manner

Amy Belisle, MD – Quality Counts for Kids
Bob Holmburg, MD – retired/Maine Children’s Growth Council/Maine AAP/Healthy Peninsula
Nan Simpson, Program Manager – Development Screening Initiative, Quality Counts for Kids