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Setting Sleep Schedules for Kids

Just as most things in life, kids do best when given rules and boundaries that help them learn right from wrong and how to develop. In the same way, establishing sleep routines and patterns for kids makes a huge difference in how they learn, grown, and interact with others each day. However, there can be moments where routines are thrown off. As we look forward on our calendars to Daylight Savings, the holidays, and winter break, it can be frustrating to think about schedules being... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 0 comments
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How High is Too High? A Guide to Kids’ Fevers

Throughout your child’s life, one of the most common and worrisome issues that can come up is a fever. You know how the signs begin: chills, a warmer body, and flushed cheeks; but what does your child’s fever mean? No matter how well or badly your child is feeling, a fever can be a sign that something isn’t quite right. When a fever comes around, that means your child’s body is reacting to an infection or virus; a fever is a sign that your child’s body is... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 0 comments
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Tips To Keep Your Baby Safe

For any parent with children at any age, the top priorities are to make sure their kids are healthy, happy, and safe. While your pediatrician checks in on overall health and happiness levels during appointments, there are many other things we don’t get to cover during an appointment that concern your child’s safety. Especially for our smallest patients, there seem to be even more rules to keep them safe! Since September is Baby Safety Month, we want to take time to review... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | 0 comments
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4 Steps to Soothe a Teething Baby

Restless nights, lots of tears, and a whole lot of drooling are all results of one tricky culprit: teething. Teething is hard on both parents and their kids. While parents hate to watch their baby in pain, there are usually few remedies that bring immediate relief. Often, teething pain can become more prevalent at night, making it difficult for anyone to get sleep. For parents who want to anticipate teething pains, we have a few recommendations for handling teething troubles. First,... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Friday, August 4, 2017 | 0 comments
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Summer Skin Care for Kids: Identifying and Treating Problems

Summer is one of our favorite times of year in Memphis! Not only is there so much to do, but we also get to hear all about the fun adventures our patients are taking through the season. However, while summer is a season of fun, we see many patients because of a common, not-so-fun issue: painful skin conditions. Long hours of daylight, time spent outside, and increased levels of activity are all contributing factors to kids feeling the burn (and itch!) of summer. Since your... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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