Posts Tagged: Pediatric Care Franklin

Pink Eye Franklin TN

Keeping An Eye Out for Pink Eye With Your Kids

Pink eye is an infection in the eye ducts that can cause redness and puss from the eye. It is more common among youth than it is in adults and is a common concern when kids go back to school each fall. Though it is highly contagious, it is easily treated with antibiotics and tends

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Back-To-School-Illnesses Franklin TN

Common (Non-COVID) Back-to-School Illnesses

Getting back to school is an exciting time of year for kids of all ages, whether they are going to a new school or being reunited with past classmates. Returning to class also means being in close contact with other kids allowing illnesses to spread easily. There are some common bugs that spread at the

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Back To School

5 Great Tips for Back to School

While there’s still plenty of summer left, school will start before we know it. Some start as early as the first week in August, so it’s crucial to get your family prepared now. The more prepared you feel, the easier the transition will be for everyone. Set the Clock Summer vacation usually means a breakdown

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JUVENILE ARTHRITIS

Juvenile Arthritis

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. We thought we would share a little more information with you about juvenile arthritis (JA) and the way it affects children across the country. Roughly 300,000 children are suffering from JA right now. Those children and their families face challenges every day. We use the month of July to

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Summer Illness

Common Summer Illnesses to Watch For

Summertime is a time of year when kids truly thrive. They are done with school, and they are ready to be kids. Summer means long days with endless possibilities – making friends, experiencing new activities and creating memories. While the benefits are many, there are some potential risks to look for when it comes to

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Swimmers Ear

How to Avoid Swimmer’s Ear This Summer

When summer rolls around, we all want to head out to the water. An afternoon of swimming can be a remarkable relief on a hot day. If your children complain of pain in their ears afterwards, however, it’s time to see a doctor. Swimmer’s ear is a treatable but serious issue that plagues many people

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Sleeping in Bed With kids

When to Move Your Toddler to A “Big Kid Bed”

Recent data shows that as many as 24% of parents allow children to sleep in their beds for at least part of the night. Unfortunately, kids are hardwired to crave nighttime proximity to their parents for safety and connection, making new sleeping arrangements a potentially difficult transition. To help parents smoothly transition their child into

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Speech Delay Franklin TN

Speech Development in Kids

Language is something inherently human and one of the first things we learn in life during the early years of childhood. Speech and language take years to fully develop and the first years of a baby are marked by fulminant, exciting milestones. While these milestones are worthy of interest for any parent, each child is

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Toy Safety Franklin TN

4 Tips For Toy Safety

The holiday season is here and that can mean toys, toys, and more toys. While toys can be a wonderful, enriching form of play, it is imperative to ensure that toys are safe before passing them on to a child. Knowing how to understand age appropriateness of different toys and materials for children is important

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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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Dr. Carr - Pediatric Associates of Franklin

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"The quality of the service no matter which doctor we see, consistently friendly staff and customer service."

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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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