Resources And Education

Pediatric Associates of Franklin

Ask The Doctors – Allergies or Cold?

My 10 month old has a constantly runny nose.  Could it be possible that he has allergies instead of a cold? While not impossible, it would be unusual for your 10 month old to have allergies.    More likely, he has had a series of colds that have run together over the last 6-8 weeks

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Healthy Eating - Franklin, TN

When Eating Isn’t Easy

By Dr. Phyllis Townsend For most people eating is a normal part of their day, carried out routinely whenever they’re hungry. For a small group of people, eating is a stressful event — every mouthful is to be weighed and measured, calories counted and guilt for anything consumed. No matter how thin these people become, they

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Baby Franklin & Brentwood TN

Getting Ready for Baby

By Dr. Phyllis Townsend Having a baby can be anxiety provoking, but actually bringing one home can be down right scary! Let’s talk about how to get ready to bring your baby home. First off, make sure you have a reliably installed car seat. It doesn’t have to be the most expensive car seat, it

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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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Pediatric Flu Shot

Importance of Flu Shots

Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is a viral illness that varies in severity from typical cold symptoms to more serious life-threatening problems, including vomiting, muscle aches and pains, and dangerously high fevers. The most common side effects are coughing, sneezing, fever, runny nose, headaches, and sore throat. There are several strains of influenza,

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Pediatric Associates of Franklin

What’s The Scoop On Flu Vaccines?

The kids are back in school, the leaves have begun to change, and there’s a chill in the air. Do you know that means? It’s time for your child (and you too) to get his/her flu shot. In the Southeast, influenza or flu for short, typically begins in November, peaks in February and is gone

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Physician Of The Year by the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee

Congratulations to Dr. Molly Hood! Dr. Hood was awarded the Physician Of The Year by the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee. The Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee (DSAMT) is a community of individuals with Down syndrome, self-advocates and their families, educators and disability professionals. DSAMT strives to be the first and primary resource in

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Allen Peabody, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatric Associates of Franklin is pleased to welcome Dr. Allen Peabody to our clinical team!

Dr. Peabody specializes in the primary care of patients from birth to young adults, including the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic illnesses commonly seen in children. Dr. Peabody has hospital privileges at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital,St. Thomas Midtown, Centennial Medical Center, and Williamson Medical Center. Dr. Peabody obtained his Medical Degree from Morehouse School

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Testimonials

"Love Dr. Peabody!"

- Mary K.

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IS YOUR CHILD
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.

Acetaminophen & Ibuprofen Dosage Charts

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