Pediatric Care

Water Safety

Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water This Summer

Summer is pool season, and most kids are looking forward to a few months splashing, swimming, and having fun. But before you let anyone in the pool, lake, or ocean, everyone needs a refresher course on water safety. Provide Swimming Supervision Although your child may be a strong swimmer, never let a kid of any

Read more »
Broken Bone Franklin TN

Broken Bones: What You Need To Know

A broken bone can be scary for both parents and children the first time it occurs. However, broken bones are common childhood injuries, and the good news is that they heal much faster than broken bones in adults. Partial or complete breaks can happen to any bone in the body. While some can be difficult

Read more »
Diaper Rash

Treating and Preventing Diaper Rash

What Is Diaper Rash? Diaper rash is a very common condition. It develops as a red, splotchy rash to your baby’s bottom or red, scaly skin in or near the genital area. These rashes grow in moist, warm places, making the area under your baby’s diaper the perfect breeding ground. The affected area may be

Read more »
Kids GI Problems

GI Issues in Children

It’s not really unusual for kids to complain of tummy troubles of some kind throughout their lives. As a parent, it can be very difficult to determine when it’s just a simple stomachache or something more serious. Most symptoms are not dangerous at first but can cause bigger issues down the road if left untreated.

Read more »
Toddler Injury

What to Do When Your Toddler Falls

Your toddler is finally on their feet! It’s an exciting time, but it can also be a scary time for parents. Falling is a natural part of childhood, as children begin to learn to walk and explore their surroundings. Frequent falls occur between the ages of 1 and 3 years and are the most common

Read more »
Halloween Safety Kids Franklin, TN

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids!

Follow these tips to make sure you have a fun and safe Halloween! Make sure a parent knows you are going and that there is a parent along to guide the way for younger kids. There is safety in numbers. Go in groups. Know what route you are taking and stay in a neighborhood you

Read more »
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

Read more »
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

Read more »

Happy and Healthy at Home Contest

We want to know what our families are doing at home to stay happy and healthy! Post a comment, photo or video at the top of our Facebook page (where it says ‘write a post’) letting us know what you’re doing that’s fun and include the hashtag #PAFStrong for a chance to WIN a $100

Read more »
Ear Infection Franklin

A Parent’s Guide to Ear Infections

Ear infections in children can be troubling experiences for parents, especially when they occur frequently. They’re also the most common reason children are prescribed antibiotics. Understanding what causes ear infections, how to detect them, and what can be done to cure or prevent them is essential knowledge for every parent. What Causes Ear Infections Ear

Read more »

Testimonials

"Everyone is friendly & knowledgeable. I feel like we’re getting excellent medical care here. Thanks!"

- Aubrey M.

READ MORE

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

Visit Symptoms & Illness Library