Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Prenatal consultation with Nurse Practitioner in Peds Plastic Surgery recommended if possible. Evaluation of newborns at 1-3 weeks. First appointment with Nurse Practitioner usually. Appointment with surgeon to follow 4-6 weeks later.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Speech Pathology for Feeding Evaluation if not back up to birth weight by 2 weeks and not gaining adequately or feeding difficulties. Appointments with Feeding can be coordinated with first appointment with Nurse Practitioner.