Posts Tagged: Pediatric Care Franklin

Beach Safety

Beach Vacation Safety Tips

Vacations are great for getting away from the stresses of everyday life to relax. What better place to do that than the beach? Beaches are a fun idea for getting in some exercise and soaking up the sun’s vitamin D, but you don’t want your fun in the sun to be ruined by unpreparedness. If

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Sports Safety

Spring Sports Safety Tips for Kids

After a long winter, spring has finally arrived, and that means your kids can get outside and stay active in spring sports! As always, sports safety is a top priority when enrolling your children in athletic activities. Spring sports, like tennis, baseball, soccer, and track and field, require specialized safety precautions. This spring, make sure

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Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring Break Safety for Kids

Spring break is coming up, and kids always find ways to get rid of pent up winter energy. The holiday can be relaxing for everyone, however, taking basic precautions reduces the risk of injury. Here are a few tips to help plan for a safe holiday: Protect against the sun Nothing ruins a beach day

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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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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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