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Fall Franklin TN

Fall Family Fun: Things to Do in Middle Tennessee

Fall is a great time for making new family memories. When the leaves start to change colors, the mountains in Tennessee are wonders to behold. Whether you’re interested in picking some pumpkins from a pumpkin patch or introducing the kids to country music, here are some of the fun family adventures you may want to consider.

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Allergies Brentwood - Franklin, TN

Dealing with Children’s Fall Allergies

Summer is over and school has started – and you may have noticed your kids coughing and sneezing up a storm. Don’t panic; they’re most likely experiencing simple fall allergies. While spring is most commonly associated with hay fever and pollen allergies, the same problems are carried into the fall months. As much as your

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Impetigo Help Franklin TN

What Is Impetigo?

Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial infection that occurs most commonly in infants and school-age children. It results in blisters or sores on the face and body, especially on the nose, mouth, hands, forearms, and legs, as well as the diaper area in young children. This infection is caused by exposure to either group A

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Flu Vaccine Williamson County

Stopping the Spread of the Flu this Fall

Flu season is coming up fast. As the weather starts to get cooler, the number of flu cases starts to rise every year without fail. Waves of illness often hit schools at various times in the year because of poor prevention practices and large student populations. Good health practices such as these prevention tips can

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Swallowing toys

‘You Put It Where?’ What To Do With Foreign Bodies

A common call we get in the office is from the panicked parent of a young child who has stuck a toy or foreign object in an ear, nose, or mouth. When can you handle it on your own, and when is an office visited warranted? Here’s what we recommend. For Toys in the Ear

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Breastfeeding Tips

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Week With Us

August 1-7 is National Breastfeeding Week in the U.S. According to the CDC, 77% of infants were breastfeeding as of 2013, and 49% of those were still breastfeeding at six months. Still, many infants aren’t breastfed as long as doctors recommend. At Pediatric Associates of Franklin, we want to encourage breastfeeding and answer your most

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Covid Anxiety

How to Help Kids With COVID-Related Anxiety

Families all over Williamson country are still working their way through monumental changes created by COVID-19. With changes in school reopenings and plans for remote learning, many children are worried about seeing their friends, changes in school routines, and more. Anxiety affects more than just adults – children and teens are just as much at

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Heat Stroke Dehydration Franklin TN

Heat Stroke and Dehydration in Kids

When it’s warm and sunny outside, you’ll often see reminders everywhere to protect your children from sunburn. Everyone from doctors to billboards seem to list sun-care tips, such as covering up exposed skin, wearing sunscreen, and wearing hats and sunglasses. However, parents should also take a moment to prevent another common risk of being outside

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Diversity

Touching the Future by Teaching Children About Diversity

Children, regardless of their age, can start learning about diversity when parents start encouraging family conversations about diversity and begin investing in cultural awareness. Learning about other cultures not only teaches kids to respect others, but it gives them an appreciation for their own unique background. Here are some tips to help get diversity conversations

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Tetanus Franklin TN

What Every Parent Should Know About Tetanus

Tetanus, which is often referred to as lockjaw, affects a person’s nerves and muscles. It is a preventable disease that can be avoided by vaccination. Babies in the United States can be vaccinated against tetanus starting at two months of age. However, despite the availability of a vaccine, some people either weren’t vaccinated as a

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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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