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Healthy Kids Williamson County

8 Ways to Protect Your Family From the Common Cold

Does the thought of winter bring visions of sick days to your mind? The common cold can last for 7-10 days and can quickly spread to other members of the family. When this happens, it can take weeks for the entire family to be healthy again. Avoiding the cold virus is the best thing you

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Friendship Tips for Kids

Helping Kids Make Friends

It’s back-to-school season again, which means making new friends and adjusting to a different class environment. Whether your child is moving up with the same group of friends, joining a brand new class, or transferring schools this year, making friends can be difficult. To effectively help your child make friends at school requires a bit

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Fathers Franklin TN

The Importance of a Father in a Child’s Life

Anyone can father a child, but being a dad takes a lifetime. Fathers play a role in every child’s life that cannot be filled by others. This role can have a large impact on a child and help shape him or her into the person they become. Fathers and Emotional Development Fathers, like mothers, are

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Pumpkin Contest 2017

Annual Pumpkin Contest – 2017

Teams at PAF have created unique pumpkins to celebrate the fall season. We need your help to pick the best pumpkin! Starting now until October 31st, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin. You can vote on our Facebook page by clicking ‘LIKE’ on the picture of your favorite pumpkin. The doctors will also be

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Colic Baby Franklin, TN

How to Help a Baby with Colic

Babies affected by colic are described as healthy, well-fed infants who cry for no apparent or obvious reason for more than three hours a day, more than three days a week, for more than three weeks. Despite this knowledge, colic is somewhat of a medical mystery. For babies with colic, the malady usually begins when

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Teen Driving Safety Franklin, TN

Teen Driving Safety

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 350,000 teenagers have been injured as a result of vehicle accidents. Teach Good Driving Habits Teenagers are most prone to car accidents, injury, and death when they first get their

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Teen Smoking Tips

Helping Kids Say No to Cigarettes

Cigarette smoking is the greatest preventable cause of disease in the United States. According to recent studies, 90% of adult smokers began using cigarettes when they were young adults. Teens often begin smoking as a way to look cool, act older, lose weight, seem tough, or feel independent. But thanks to aggressive antismoking campaigns, higher

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Annual Pumpkin Contest

We want you to be a part of our fall, pumpkin-fun! Teams at Pediatric Associates of Franklin have created unique pumpkins to celebrate the fall season. We need your help to pick the best pumpkin! Starting now until October 31st, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin. You can vote on our Facebook page by

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Sports Physical

The Sports Physical

by Allen Peabody, M.D. With vacations, summer jobs, camps, sports and the like summer activities can quickly pile up. Before you know it, it is August again and almost time to start school. But like many people you have put off that one requirement of any child/adolescent competing in middle or high school sports, the

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New Parent Tips Franklin TN

Helpful Tips for New Parents

You’ve just arrived home from the hospital. You had trouble strapping Junior into the brand-new, state-of-the-art car seat your mother insisted was the best, and you feel like you’ve just been hit by a semi. Your insides hurt in places you didn’t know existed, and your head might explode if your partner asks if you feel okay one more time.

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Testimonials

"Dr. Couden has a great manner with her patients and families, very professional, thorough, the office is convenient, friendly, and patients are seen promptly."

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Visit our library to choose from over 100 symptoms and read more about managing your child’s illness. Our practice is focused on assisting families in the health and wellness of their children. We are available for consultation, prevention and treatment of the physical and emotional health concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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