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4 Great Northern Virginia Pediatricians For Your Baby

If you’re in the market for Northern Virginia pediatricians, you have come to the right place to start your search. Finding the right fit for you and your newborn is so important. This is the person that is going to take care of your baby, and you of course want the best for your baby. You’ll want to check out this list to see if any of these Northern Virginia pediatricians fits the bill for you and your baby.


How to Choose Northern Virginia Pediatricians

The recommended time to start looking for Northern Virginia pediatricians for your newborn is three months before your due date. Hopefully you fall within that time frame, but if not, that’s ok! It’s just a recommendation, not a requirement. You’re here now so I hope it’ll get you going in the right direction.

This list is by no means exhaustive of all the option you have, so you’ll definitely still wanna check out some more options and read plenty of reviews from other moms. If you can’t decide between a few different Northern Virginia pediatricians, see if you can tour their office. Ask questions while you’re there. Gather as much information as you can to make the best informed decision for you and your baby.

Do you feel like you and the pediatrician got along well? Do you and the pediatrician have the same values and beliefs when it comes to parenting? Do they take your insurance? Take notes so you can keep a list of pediatricians you didn’t select so you’ll have backup options if anything ever changes with your insurance.

Choosing your pediatrician ahead of time will give you some peace of mind knowing that your baby will be in great hands as soon as he or she is born.


4 Highly Rated Northern Virginia Pediatricians


Northern Virginia Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

If you want a small family owned practice, then you will want to check out Northern Virginia Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Although this practice sees people of all ages, Dr. Mary Ellen Gallagher is a pediatrician and will take good care of your little one. You’ll be able to bring your baby to a newborn visit at just a few days old and all of his or her well child exams as they get older. If you’re interested in meeting with Dr. Gallagher before your baby is born, she is happy to meet with expecting parents to discuss any questions you may have for her. For more information about this Arlington pediatrician, you can visit the website here.


Virginia Pediatric Group

Virginia Pediatric Group has been serving families since 1982. With locations in Fairfax, Herndon, Great Falls, and Aldie, this private practice could be a good fit for you and your little one. The physicians at the Virginia Pediatric Group work “to provide the best quality, innovative, and compassionate pediatric healthcare available,” and they are “committed to helping our patients and their families achieve optimal physical and mental health.” As an expectant mother, you’ll be able to take a tour of the office, meet the pediatricians, attend prenatal breastfeeding classes, get car seat recommendations, and have a hospital tour arranged. Check them out at this link.


Children’s Medical Associates of Northern Virginia

Another pediatrician you may want to check out is Children’s Medical Associates of Northern Virginia. You’ll find their offices in Alexandria and Fairfax, and they have a large list of providers that you can choose from. They have been honored with Patients’ Choice awards and have been recognized as top doctors in several magazines. Among the regular pediatric services, they also provide breastfeeding support and have a certified massage instructor that will help you learn how to give your baby massages to help with sleep issues, colic, gas, etc. For more information about this Alexandria pediatrician, check them out here.


Kenneth J Kim Pediatrics

Dr. Kim is board certified and has been a Northern Virginia pediatrician since 2009. From the time your baby is born (and even beforehand) until your child leaves for college, you’ll be able to see Dr. Kim for all of his or her pediatric needs. You’ll be able to receive newborn care, well child exams, sick visits, school and sports physicals, and so much more. Dr. Kim even has a special interest in preventing childhood obesity by providing dietary and nutrition guidance. If you’d like to find out more about this pediatrician in Fairfax, you can visit this website.


Northern Virginia Pediatricians


So there you have it. A list of some of the best rated Northern Virginia pediatricians to check out before your baby is born. You don’t have to feel that your search is rushed, so take your time to find the right fit for the whole family.


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