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What to Expect at the 1-Year Well Visit

We've put together a cheat sheet to help you prepare for your child's 1-year well checkup -- from what vaccines she'll get to which questions you should be sure to ask.
doctor checking toddler with stethoscope Well Visit Overview

Learn which routine vaccines to expect at the 1-year visit.

"Babies receive immunizations against measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chicken pox) at their 1-year checkup," says Dr. Melanie Mouzoon, director of Immunization Practices and Travel Medicine at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Houston. These immunizations are either given as one shot, known as MMR-V, or two, MMR and varicella. Your child will also receive the Hepatitis A vaccine, the first in a two-dose series.