Pediatric Primary Care

Nemours offers pediatric primary care at Nemours Pediatrics.

Not every child needs specialty medical care, but all children need special care — the kind you get from the experienced, compassionate primary care pediatricians and advance practice nurses at Nemours.

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Symptoms, Illnesses and Conditions We Treat

From routine care to sick visits for kids from birth to age 18, Nemours is here for all of your pediatric primary care needs.

In addition to providing well-child, preventive care such as immunizations, annual check-ups and health screenings, we treat children with a variety of routine symptoms, illnesses and conditions, including:

  • abdominal pain
  • allergies
  • anxiety/depression
  • asthma
  • behavior problems
  • bronchiolitis
  • colic
  • common cold
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • ear infections
  • fever
  • head lice
  • headache
  • influenza
  • pinkeye
  • pneumonia
  • sinusitis
  • skin rashes
  • strep throat
  • urinary tract infections

Specialty Care When You Need It

Nemours primary care pediatricians also help coordinate specialty care for children with special health care needs such as autism, spectrum disorders, developmental delays, genetic conditions and more.

Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Becks Woods
Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Becks Woods

141 Becks Woods Drive
Bear, DE 19701
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For Appointments: (302) 595-0020
Fax: (302) 595-0021

Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 1–5 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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After Hours Calls: Call our office anytime, 24/7, to connect with a nurse who can help you manage your child's symptoms.

What to Bring
  • photo ID
  • medical and pharmacy insurance cards
  • preferred pharmacy name and phone number
  • names and dosage of all medications, including over-the-counter medication, your child is currently taking
  • guardianship and custody papers, if a legal guardian rather than a parent accompanies your child
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Recommended Routine Visits

Children should be seen for “well-child” check-ups to make sure they’re growing up healthy at:

  • 1 to 3 days of birth for breastfed newborns
  • within the first 2 weeks after birth
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 1 year
  • 15 months
  • 18 months
  • 2 years
  • 2½ years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • around every birthday every year after that

At each visit, we’ll check your child’s growth, development, overall health and give any recommended routine immunizations.

Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Becks Woods, takes a whole-child approach to primary care pediatrics, focusing on wellness and prevention. We promote healthy living and emotional well-being for kids at every age and stage. Think of us as your child’s “medical home,” here for you through all of those important growth and development milestones, and partnering with you to help your child grow up healthy.

Common Signs, Symptoms and Illnesses We See

Nemours primary care pediatricians not only provide well-child, preventive care like immunizations (vaccines) and health screenings, but also evaluate and treat children with a variety of routine illnesses and conditions, including:

  • abdominal pain (stomach aches)
  • allergies
  • anxiety/depression
  • asthma
  • behavior problems
  • bronchiolitis
  • colic
  • common cold
  • constipation
  • cough (including croup and
    whooping cough)
  • diarrhea
  • ear infections
  • fever
  • head lice
  • headaches
  • influenza (the flu)
  • pinkeye
  • pneumonia
  • sinusitis (sinus infections)
  • skin rashes
  • strep throat
  • teething
  • urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Access Your Child's Medical Records with MyNemours

MyNemours is your free, personal access to select areas of your child's medical record, including test results. It’s also your key to direct, confidential electronic communication with your child’s Nemours medical providers.

With MyNemours, you can:
  • request an appointment
  • renew prescriptions
  • communicate with your child's medical provider
  • view and print select medical information like your child's growth chart or immunization record
  • manage health care information using your computer, iPhone or Andriod mobile device

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Free Meet-and-Greet Appointments for Expectant Parents

We offer free informational appointments for expectant parents trying to make a choice about their baby’s primary care pediatrician. This is a great time to meet our doctor and staff, see our facility, and learn more about our practice. Call us to schedule your appointment.

Specialty Care & Coordination Right at Your Pediatrician’s Office

Pediatric therapists from Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., come here to our primary care pediatrics office to provide specialized services including:

Specialty Care Coordination

If your child has special health needs, we’re backed by renowned Nemours pediatric specialists (ranked among the best for specialty pediatric care by U.S. News & World Report) who care for children at duPont Hospital for Children, as well as at satellite locations throughout Delaware Valley. Some conditions we refer for include:

And every member of your child’s Nemours pediatric care team (your child’s primary care pediatrician, advance practice nurse, or specialist) will have access to your child’s medical information, with just the click of a button. Our award-winning electronic medical record makes it easy for everyone to always stay on the same page about your child’s care at the same time.

Offering Advice and Information for Every Age

Nemours' holistic approach to pediatric primary care also includes providing you with guidance about what to expect as your child grows, including information about things like:

  • developmental milestones: when you can expect your child to crawl, walk, talk, run, hop, throw a ball
  • behavior: dealing with tantrums, timeouts, positive parenting, etc.
  • nutrition: breastfeeding advice, feeding finicky eaters, ensuring a healthy diet in older kids, etc.
  • injury prevention: childproofing, car safety, bike safety, gun safety, fire safety, water safety, etc.

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Dedicated to Providing Family-Centered Care

At Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Becks Woods, we’re committed to providing family-centered care. This means we address the needs, concerns, beliefs and feelings of our patients, and you, the parents, families and guardians. We include you in your child's care and the decision-making process — and appreciate and respect that no one knows your child better than you do.