With our long standing traditions of "family doctors" it is no wonder that new parents don't really think about the pediatrician for their child, and simply go with the first one to be recommended by a family member.
A good paediatrician must be able to put both the child and the parent at ease while setting his young patient on the road to good health.
What makes a "good" doctor? If you haven't given the matter much thought, you're not alone. Most people spend more time shopping for a new car than they do selecting a physician, according to surgeon George LeMaitre, author of the book How to Choo...
What are the best ways to communicate your concerns and questions? And how can you strengthen your relationship with the doctor who plays such an important role in your child's health?