Patient Education

At Amherst Pediatrics, we are dedicated to providing you with the most reliable and up-to-date information about child and adolescent health. Below you will find the information we hope will be of help as you look for answers to the questions that are important to you. Please call us if there is information you can't find, or if you have any additional questions. We are always here for you! And check back often, as we are continually updating our website.

Information from HealthyChildren.org

From asthma to immunization, find out more about what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for your child’s health. You’ll gain access to a wide variety of information on developmental stages, safety, and advocacy for babies, children, teens, and adolescents from the AAP.

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For more information, visit HealthyChildren.org


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Well-child Visits

Bright Futures Parent Handout: 1 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 12 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 15 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 15 to 17 Year Visits
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family.
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 18 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 2 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 2 Year Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 2½ Year Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 3 Year Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 4 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 4 Year Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 5 and 6 Year Visits
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 6 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 7 and 8 Year Visits
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 9 and 10 Year Visits
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family.
Bright Futures Parent Handout: 9 Month Visit
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family
Bright Futures Parent Handout: Early Adolescent Visits (11-14 years)
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family.
Bright Futures Parent Handout: First Week Visit (3 to 5 Days)
Here are some suggestions from Bright Futures experts that may be of value to your family.
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 15 to 17 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 18 to 21 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 7 and 8 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 9 and 10 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: Early Adolescent Visits (11-14 years)
Office Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday:12:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Sunday:12:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Contact Us

Our Address
31 Hall Dr.
Amherst, MA 01002
Tel: (413) 253-3773
Fax: (413) 256-0215
Email: mail@amherstpeds.com
 

Please note temporary office hours
during the COVID-19 pandemic

Patient Care Hours:
Monday-Friday

8:00 AM - 4:45 PM: In-office and Telehealth visits
4:45 - 7:00 PM: Telehealth visits only

Sat-Sun
12:30 - 3:30
Telehealth visits only

Due to the pandemic, we ask that you please remain at home if you or your child is ill. If you have concerns about how your child is feeling, please contact us by sending a message through this patient portal. The clinicians will be able to respond to you during our regular hours. Calling the office may present a further delay in response times.

The COVID-19 situation is ever unfolding. We are dedicated to the safety of our patients and staff. Please refer to our website for updates on this changing situation.

* Please note: It is our policy that we do not approve referral requests for visits to outside urgent care centers during times that our office is open.

Holidays
We are open for urgent visits only on most Holidays. Our office is closed on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.