Skip Nav
Babies
The Most Common Car Seat Mishaps New Parents Make
Babies
20 Delicious New Mom Noms That Boost Lactation
Parenting
Things I Am Scared of Now That I'm a Parent

Doctor's Office Wait Time

See Which States Have the Longest (and Shortest) Waiting-Room Times

It's a struggle every mom has dealt with at least once. You arrive at the pediatrician for your scheduled appointment only to find yourself sitting in the waiting room with a sick and impatient child. However, a new study shows that in some sates patients must wait longer than in others. Using patient-reported wait times from a data base of more than 870,000 doctor's offices, Vitals found that the average US wait time is 20 minutes, 16 seconds. The company used that same information to calculate the average wait time per state and found that patients in several states are forced to wait a bit longer than normal.

To see which states have both the longest and the shortest waiting room time, read the full story on Huffington Post.

Image Source: Getty
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Things Parents Worry About
Things Kids Should Know Before Going to College
Things You Never Say Until You Have Kids
Dad Tracks Son's First Words Since Birth
Four Active Family Weekends to Explore
What It's Like to Be an Introverted Parent
Should You Make Your Kids Finish Every Meal?

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds