Why So Many Pediatricians Do “Well-Child Visits”
It’s not for your baby’s health
By Allan Stevo
If you recognize the subscription model behind magazines or newspapers or the book a month club or membership based golf courses or membership clubs or wine clubs or Amazon Prime or a monthly cable bill or the Dollar Shave Club or Substack, then you recognize the model behind well child visits.
It gives the seller of goods and services a reliable stream of income, often upon which other goods and services can be developed and sold.
Anyone who has had a child in the last twenty years knows this is not a necessary schedule.