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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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Back to School, Back to Pediatrics East!

Dust off the backpacks and break out the books: school is (almost) back in session! Whether you are counting down to the first day of school or soaking up the final days of summer, being a parent is hectic when it’s time to get back to school. From taking that last beach trip to buying the seemingly endless list of school supplies, there is a lot to be done before a new school year begins. An important priority – certainly year round, but even more so when going back to... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Saturday, July 15, 2017 | 0 comments
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Diagnosing ADHD

Although ADD/ADHD Awareness Month is not until October, now seems an appropriate time to discuss this disorder. Before schools start back for the new year and while kids are at home with their parents, summer is a good time to learn more about ADHD. Parents can understand what signs to look for, and they can intervene to get their child help before the school year begins. While ADHD may seem like a loosely used, thrown-around term for active children, there are actually several ways... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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