Is Your Child Hyperactive or Just Being A Kid?

Does it feel like your child is ignoring you? Or perhaps that there is something wrong with your child, or your skills as a parent? Maybe you have two children and your oldest is calm, follows the rules, and responsible … Continue reading

What’s An Ear Infection? How to Spot and Prevent a Child’s Ear Infection…

Is your 6 month old typically a good sleeper but woke up crying in the middle of the night? Has your toddler been congested for over a week and woke up this morning with a 101 fever? Or did your … Continue reading

My Child is Wheezing… Is it Asthma? What to Look For and When to Visit A Doctor…

Wheezing is a whistling noise that occurs when the bronchial tubes which carry air to the lungs, narrow because of inflammation or mucus buildup. Wheezing is often present in asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects 9% of children … Continue reading

Parenting Tips – Some Night Time Potty Training Tips

Night time potty training is usually for children under the age of 5 because their bodies are typically growing at such a fast rate that it can be hard for their bladders to keep up. Every child learns how to … Continue reading

The Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention of Mumps – Is the MMR / Mumps Vaccine Safe?

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily through coughing and sneezing. There is no treatment for mumps, and it can cause long-term health problems. Mumps is best known for the puffy cheeks and swollen jaw … Continue reading

Does My Child Have Asthma? A Parent’s Guide to Asthma Management

Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. Asthma is very common, it is also a serious and … Continue reading

FLU SHOT CLINIC: In Our Office On Saturday October 28th! View Times and Details…

Due to the inclement weather and cold expected in the morning, we will not have a flu clinic set up outside. We will have extra staff on hand during that time inside the office to give flu shots. Upcoming Flu … Continue reading

Flu Shots In Stock For All Ages & Insurances!… Beware of Flu Vaccines From Retail Based Clinics For the Following Reasons…

Doctors at Pediatrics of Florence are getting notifications from retail based clinics that some of our patients are getting flu shots outside of our office. We are glad that you have chosen to protect yourself and your children from the … Continue reading

Parenting Tips – Is My Child Really Too Sick for School?

Sometimes it’s hard to know if your child is really coming down with something or just suffering a bout of Monday-itis. In a perfect world, kids would never get sick, and they’d never miss a day of school. But it’s … Continue reading

Can I Improve My Child’s Immune System With Immune Boosting Supplements or Super-foods?

If you are like most parents you want your kids to be healthy. And if your kids are like most kids, that is not always the case. Runny noses. Constant colds, Recurrent flues. Gastrointestinal bugs. These conditions are just par … Continue reading