Posts Tagged: Pediatric Care Franklin

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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Diversity

Touching the Future by Teaching Children About Diversity

Children, regardless of their age, can start learning about diversity when parents start encouraging family conversations about diversity and begin investing in cultural awareness. Learning about other cultures not only teaches kids to respect others, but it gives them an appreciation for their own unique background. Here are some tips to help get diversity conversations

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Hearing Test Franklin TN

How to Manage Hearing Problems in Kids

Parents would move mountains to endure their kids are healthy and happy. The simple suspicion that something might be wrong with your little one can make you feel tremendous stress and uncertainty. But, before you get into panic mode, it’s essential to understand the underlying causes of the problem. Some parents notice that the child

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Healthy Kids Williamson County

8 Ways to Protect Your Family From the Common Cold

Does the thought of winter bring visions of sick days to your mind? The common cold can last for 7-10 days and can quickly spread to other members of the family. When this happens, it can take weeks for the entire family to be healthy again. Avoiding the cold virus is the best thing you

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Friendship Tips for Kids

Helping Kids Make Friends

It’s back-to-school season again, which means making new friends and adjusting to a different class environment. Whether your child is moving up with the same group of friends, joining a brand new class, or transferring schools this year, making friends can be difficult. To effectively help your child make friends at school requires a bit

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Sleep Disorder Kids

Common Sleep Disorders in Children and How to Identify Them

We all know that a restful sleep is an essential part of a growing child’s development, but around two out of every three children will experience a sleep disorder before the age of 13 according to a National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll. Most will experience common nighttime disruptions, such as nightmares or infrequent insomnia, but

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Sports Physical

The Sports Physical

by Allen Peabody, M.D. With vacations, summer jobs, camps, sports and the like summer activities can quickly pile up. Before you know it, it is August again and almost time to start school. But like many people you have put off that one requirement of any child/adolescent competing in middle or high school sports, the

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Star Wars Pumpkin Contest

Pediatric Associates of Franklin wants you to be a part of our fall, pumpkin-fun! Teams at Pediatric Associates of Franklin have created unique, Star Wars themed 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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Testimonials

"We are very pleased with PAF. Our boys have been patients here for almost 16 years."

- Anonymous

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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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