Children go through different stages as they grow. Below are the general ages & stages a child will go through until they become an adult.
- Baby: Ages 0-12 months
- Toddler: Ages 1-3 years
- Preschooler: Ages 3-5 years
- Grade Schooler: Ages 5-12 years
- Teen: Ages 12-18 years
Their health includes physical, mental, and social well-being. Having regular doctor visits is one way to ensure that babies, kids and teens are growing healthy for their age. These visits can also help the doctor detect problems early on or prevent them.
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IEHP offers free programs to help you give your child a healthy start.
Format: Small Group
Duration: 30-minute session
Ages: 0-5 years old, must be accompanied by parent or guardian
These classes are designed for families with infants, toddlers and children ages 0-5. The classes promotes healthy development and parenting skills using engaging play and social interaction. Parents are encouraged to access health care resources and work with their pediatricians on developmental screening as well as early intervention. Learn about health literacy including essential topics such as well-baby visits, feeding, language development, safety, physical activity and immunizations. Developmental screenings are available upon request.
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To request developmental screening for your child email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Well Baby Visit Schedule
Well Child Journey (PDF)
Teen years are exciting and fun, but also challenging and full of a lot of changes. Teens go to school, hang out with friends, play sports and go to dances. But that’s not all! They also make important choices about their future during this transitional time. Many choices teens make will affect their health as they get older. IEHP wants to help ensure teens are making the healthiest choices possible.
IEHP wants to make sure teens stay away from risky habits such as:
- Using alcohol and other substances
- Having unprotected sex
- Missing school
- Eating a well-balanced diet
- Taking care of teens mental health
- Getting enough sleep
- Having regular Doctor visits
IEHP offers workshops free of charge for teens in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Topics include healthy eating, sexually transmitted infections (STI), resilience and or other subjects that relate to teens. Call IEHP Health Education Department at 1-866-224-IEHP (4347) or 1-800-718-4347 for TTY users to see if a workshop is coming up near you!
Looking for information now?
Visit the following links for helpful information and tools on teen health topics. By clicking on the links below, you will be leaving the IEHP site.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Adolescent and School Health
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Office of Adolescent Health
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Immunizations (vaccines) protect adults and children against outbreaks of polio, mumps, and other diseases that can make them very sick or even cause death.
How do vaccines work?
Vaccines train the body to fight germs that cause disease. When exposed to disease, the body will know how to fight and kill the germs before they cause health problems. This is called immunity against disease.
Why so many vaccines?
Vaccines are needed in all stages of life. Many are given to infants and young children who need them the most to Grow Well. Vaccines protect against diseases such as:
- Influenza (Flu)
- Measles, mumps, rubella
- Varicella (chicken pox)
- Pertussis (whooping cough)
For a complete list of shots, see the Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0-18 (PDF) and Immunization Brochure (PDF).
Get Vaccinated at No Cost to You
With IEHP, you can get vaccinated at no cost. You can also find schedules for your shots and checkups in your IEHP Member Handbook. Ask your Doctor for an Immunization Record Card or print one by logging into your IEHP Health Account and bring it with you to each checkup.