Choosing the right pediatrician doesn’t just help your baby, it also helps you. A pediatrician and his or her staff can provide you with valuable advice on caring for your newborn, from sleep tips to breastfeeding support.
Start looking for a pediatrician when you are in your second trimester of pregnancy. That gives you plenty of time to interview prospective pediatricians before your baby is born.
The most common, and often the best way, to find a pediatrician is to ask friends, family, neighbors and acquaintances for recommendations. Local parenting groups are also a good potential source.