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Taking on Tantrums: From Chaotic to Calm in 4 Easy Steps

If you’ve spent a significant amount of time around a toddler, chances are you’re familiar with toddler tantrums. The “terrible twos” and “threenager threes” are no walk in the park. If you have a cranky toddler on your hands, you might be relieved to know you are not alone. Every toddler is prone to the occasional bad day. Since infants can’t express their emotions with words, they often use tears, screaming, and body language to express pain,... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Pediatric Nutrition 101: The Role of Nutrition Consultants in Pediatric Healthcare

What is a pediatric nutrition consultant? A dietitian is your nutrition expert and a licensed healthcare professional who assesses and treats nutritional issues based on individual needs. Nutrition plays a critical role in your child’s development, enabling them to reach their full potential. Poor eating habits or certain medical conditions can impair a child’s development if left untreated. Our pediatric dietitian meets with children and their parents to help establish... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, May 8, 2018
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How to Feed a Picky Eater: 7 Nutrition Tips

Picky eating is a common problem among young children and adults alike. You may be surprised to learn that studies have indicated up to 50 percent of children under the age of 12 consumed a limited number of foods, required food prepared in specific ways, expressed stronger likes and dislikes for food, and threw tantrums when denied foods. Parents today are also more likely to report struggles over feeding and preparing meals. With busy schedules and limited budgets, it can sometimes be... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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Top 5 Ways Parents Benefit from Baby Expo

At Pediatrics East, we’re passionate about providing you with the latest tools and resources to keep your whole family happy, healthy, and safe. That’s why we’re proud to sponsor the 2018 Mid South Kids & Baby Expo at Agricenter International. This annual event is now in its 15th year and offers a great opportunity for new parents and experienced moms and dads alike to learn new tips and tricks, see the latest trends, and technology that keep your family safe, shop for... Read More
at Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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Dr. Newman's day off is now Wednesday instead of Thursday!

Dr. Newman is now scheduling patients on THURSDAYS. He will now be out of the office on WEDNESDAYS. Read More
at Monday, February 12, 2018
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