Pediatric Specialists of Plano

New Baby Must Haves

New Baby Must Haves

Look online or go to a baby store, and you may think you have to spend thousands of dollars on equipment for your newborn. The truth is, there are only a few new baby must haves that you need before you bring your precious bundle home. Our Plano pediatricians have advice and helpful tips to help you prepare for your new baby and provide excellent newborn care.

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Soothing Techniques for Babies

Beyond rock-a-bye baby. Pacifiers and other soothing techniques for babies

Babies cry when they are hungry, tired, too hot, too cold or need a diaper change, so you take care of those issues first. But what happens when you can’t figure out why your infant is fussy? Learning soothing techniques for babies gives you tools to try when your baby needs calming.

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Fevers in Children

Talking about fevers in children with our Plano pediatricians

Our Plano pediatricians get many phone calls from worried parents about fevers in children. A normal temperature is one degree up or down from 98.6ºF. When a child’s temperature is 100.5ºF or higher, it’s a fever. A child’s fever is not usually dangerous, but it’s important to know when to call the pediatrician.

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Diaper Rash

Some sorely needed advice about diaper rash and diaper changes

Babies wear diapers for the first two to three years of their lives. Most of them will have at least one diaper rash during that time. Usually, wet or dirty diapers irritate the skin, but infections and allergies can also cause irritation that’s known as diaper dermatitis.

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Introducing Solid Foods

Time to eat! Introducing solid foods into your baby’s diet

Mothers and fathers receive too much advice from friends, family and social media. With all this information and misinformation swirling around, how do you know when you should begin introducing solid foods into your baby’s diet? Our Plano pediatricians are here to provide you with guidelines and information to help you make the most of feeding time.

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Newborn Care Pediatric Specialists of Plano PSOP Kids


Baby’s Head Shape

Heads up! What you should know about your baby’s head shape and flat head syndrome

In magazines and movies, every newborn has a perfectly shaped head, but your baby’s head shape may look a bit different. If your infant’s head is cone-shaped or uneven, there is an explanation. Many babies have conical shaped skulls after pushing their way through the birth canal.

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How to Swaddle Your Infant

How to swaddle your infant for safe and comfortable sleep

Chances are you learned how to swaddle your infant for safe sleep in a childbirth class or at the hospital. Swaddling your baby helps them feel comfortable, secure and soothed during sleep. A well-done wrap helps to calm a colicky baby and reduces the startle reflex that wakes infants at times.

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What to Expect at Newborn Checkups

Why newborn checkups are important

Our Plano pediatricians are parents, so they know that new parenthood can be the most sleep-deprived time of a person’s life. Nevertheless, we encourage all parents to bring their babies in for newborn checkups. These checkups are important because they help us ensure that babies are growing and developing normally,

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(972) 473-7777

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Pediatric Specialists of Plano
3405 Midway Road, Suite 650
Plano, TX 75093

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