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What can I do if I feel my child is overlooked or misdiagnosed by a doctor?

What can I do if I feel my child is overlooked or misdiagnosed by a doctor?

Published: Sep. 15, 2022

Parents know their children better than anyone, and they have the ability to observe their child in their daily environment. If you are observing unusual behaviors in your child, trust your gut!

If you’re having concerns, make sure you voice them at the start of your visit with your pediatrician. Be ready to share as much information about what you’ve observed in confident, succinct phrases. The Connecticut Health Foundation provides a great guide on how to talk to your child’s doctor about your concerns.

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