Tips For Keeping Your Young Children Safe Around Water

Water is one of the most ominous hazards your child will encounter. Young children can drown in only a few inches of water, even if they’ve had swimming instruction. Vacation time is a great opportunity to develop family memories and … Continue reading

Head Injuries and When to Worry…

Sit and watch children at play and you will quickly learn one thing: children are constantly hitting their heads! If your child hits his or her head, how do you know when it is serious enough to seek medical care … Continue reading

Common Issues and Suggestions For Potty Training Your Child…

Before starting toilet training, look for signs your toddler is ready. Beginning too soon can be frustrating for both of you and can make the whole process take longer. If you’ve started the process, and potty training was going well … Continue reading

Did You Know that Pediatrics of Florence Can Complete Your Child’s Physical and It’s Usually Covered 100% By Insurance?

Did You Also Know… Your child will get all recommended screenings and immunizations on the spot? We can fill out any additional paper work needed for no extra charge for a year? We can deal with any problems that may … Continue reading

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