Pediatric Care

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Pediatric Care

We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics model of patient- and family-centered care by practicing integrated health care. If your newborn is visiting us for the first time, please bring the discharge forms from the hospital. We care for children from birth until they’re 18.

By age 12 months, most kids:

  • Have at least 1 tooth
  • Stand up by pulling on a table or chair
  • Walk (either with help or on their own)
  • Try to copy animal sounds
  • Say “mama” or “dada” plus 1 or 2 other words
  • Follow simple directions, like “Pick up the toy”

By age 15 months, most kids:

  • Bend to reach the floor without falling
  • Put things in cups
  • Make scribbles with crayons
  • Take toys over to show a parent
  • Listen to a story and look at pictures

By age 18 months, most kids:

  • Say several single words
  • Point to one body part like their nose when asked
  • Point to show someone what they want
  • Walk on their own
  • Use a spoon

By 2 years of age, most kids:

  • Stand on their tiptoes
  • Kick a ball without losing balance
  • Have at least 16 teeth
  • Can tell someone when they’re hungry, thirsty or need to use the bathroom
  • Understand instructions with two steps like, “Put on your shoes and then get your ball.”
  • Copy others, especially adults and older children
  • Can name items in a picture book (like cat or dog)

By 3 years of age, most kids:

  • Have all 20 baby teeth
  • Use the toilet during the day
  • Copy a circle while drawing
  • Put one foot on each step when walking up and down the stairs
  • Speak in sentences of 3 to 4 words
  • Ask questions
  • Know their first name, age and sex

By 4 years of age, most kids:

  • Hop on one foot and balance on one leg
  • Use child safe scissors
  • Count to at least 4
  • Ask lots of questions
  • Play with imaginary friends
  • Can name some colors and numbers
  • Play simple board and card games

Find Pediatric Care services at:

Tapestry – Albany Park

3737 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60625


Tapestry – Devon

1300 W Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660


Tapestry – Lakeview

3154 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657


Tapestry – Lincoln Square

2645 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60625


Tapestry – Skokie

8320 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077
(enter from parking lot)


Tapestry – Touhy

2200 W Touhy Ave
Chicago, IL 60645


Tapestry – Wilson

845 W Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640


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