Posts Tagged: Franklin Pediatrics

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

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Healthy Heart Franklin TN

Heart Health For Kids

Many parents wonder if they should be concerned about their kids’ heart health. They assume children are too young to understand what it takes to maintain a healthy heart, and there will be time to address that issue as their children grow.

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Book Ideas - Reading

Cozy Up With A Book

When it comes to reading books, there are countless benefits for children. Books help kids with cognitive and language development, listening skills, social development, imagination, and academics just to name a few. Reading even builds new brain connections for children. This holiday season put aside the TV and video games. Instead encourage your children to

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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

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ANNUAL PUMPKIN CONTEST – 2020

It’s time for some fall fun! Teams at Pediatric Associates of Franklin have created these amazing pumpkins to celebrate the season. Now we need your help! Pick your favorite pumpkin in our annual PAF Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Starting now until October 30th, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin by clicking ‘LIKE’ on the pumpkin

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Chores For Kids Franklin TN

Age Appropriate Chores Your Kids Can Do

You have a large number of responsibilities around the house. Once your kids reach a certain age, it’s natural to begin wondering if re-assigning some of them could prove to not only relieve some of the pressure on you but help your kids develop essential skills. Fortunately, the majority of research – along with our

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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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Testimonials

"Both of my children see Dr. Townsend. She is very personable with each of them. The kids are always comfortable talking to her during…"

- Rhonda M.

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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.

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