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Parent Info

For Parents

Porter Pediatrics

Our after hours number is 617-910-8274 from 5PM-8AM on weekdays and all day and night on weekends. The after-hours line is for Porter Pediatrics patients only and we will report telemarketers or solicitors. Please call 617-426-9200 during office hours.

As parents we always worry and have questions. At Porter Pediatrics, we listen and care about your concerns. Our For Parents area is devoted to addressing, educating, and informing parents about some of the common issues and topics that we hear about as pediatricians.

Developmental Delays and Disabilities

An online source for parents to understand developmental delays and disabilities to be aware of.

Learn more about developmental delays and disabilities.

Dosing Charts

An online guide to understanding dosage by age and weight.

Learn more about the recommended medication dosages.


Immunization Schedule

An easy to reference online guide to know when your child’s immunizations are due.

Learn more about scheduling your child’s immunizations.

Well-Child Visits

As a child grows and develops, especially during the early stages of life, it is best for pediatricians to monitor their development through a series of regularly scheduled appointments.

Learn more about well-child visits. 


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