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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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Learning Disorders

Parents in the Know: 4 Common Learning Disorders

Suspecting your child has a learning disorder causes stress for any parent. Keep in mind that a learning disorder doesn’t indicate a person’s intelligence nor does it limit the capacity to learn. Furthermore, early detection minimizes the effect a disorder has on a child. Understanding common disabilities and how to deal with them can reduce

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Christmas Contest

Holiday Cheer Contest 2015!

Share your holiday cheer with Pediatric Associates of Franklin! Send us your holiday card for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card. Then, for each of the 12 days leading up to Christmas we will randomly pick daily finalists and draw a winner from the finalists for the prize. By submitting your holiday card

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Star Wars Pumpkin Contest

Pediatric Associates of Franklin wants you to be a part of our fall, pumpkin-fun! Teams at Pediatric Associates of Franklin have created unique, Star Wars themed 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 in one of two ways.

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The Great Pumpkin-Pick!

Pediatric Associates of Franklin wants you to be a part of our fall, pumpkin-fun! Teams at Pediatric Associates of Franklin have created unique and creative 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 in one of two ways.

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Testimonials

"Everyone is very courteous and very quick to help and return calls."

- Sarah F.

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SICK?

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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