Your child's health includes physical, mental and social well-being. Most parents know the basics of keeping children healthy, like offering them healthy foods, making sure they get enough sleep and exercise and insuring their safety . It is also important for children to get regular checkups with their health care provider. These visits are a chance to check your child's development . They are also a good time to catch or prevent problems. Other than checkups, school-age children should be seen for Significant weight gain or loss Sleep problems or change in behavior Fever higher than 102 Rashes or skin infections Frequent sore throats Breathing problems