Pediatric Specialists of Plano

Swimming Lessons for Children

What you should know about swimming lessons for children and water safety

Sun, fun, pool parties and beach days are just around the corner. That means it’s time to talk about swimming lessons for children.

Water safety and swimming skills are critical for kids. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “For children ages 1-14,

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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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Help Kids with Food Allergies

Tips to help kids with food allergies and food sensitivities

When children have food allergies, they need to avoid the foods that cause their symptoms. This is not always easy to do, but our Plano pediatricians have some tips to help kids with food allergies and food sensitivities.

Parents, family members and caregivers can help kids with food allergies

Ultimately,

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Children’s Mental Health

What parents need to know about children’s mental health and mental disorders

Paying attention to children’s mental health is as vital as taking care of their physical health. Children who have good mental health function better at home and at school, as they reach important developmental milestones.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

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Vision and Hearing Checks for Kids

Learn about the importance of vision and hearing checks for kids

Our Plano pediatricians encourage parents to bring their children to our office for yearly checkups. As a part of these examinations, our physicians will conduct vision and hearing checks for kids. Good eyesight and hearing are important for child development. If our physicians notice a problem,

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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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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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Is It the Flu or a Common Cold?

Is it the flu or a common cold?

Your child has come home from school with a fever, a runny nose and exhaustion. Naturally, you look at their symptoms and wonder if it’s the flu or a common cold. Our Plano pediatricians have years of experience quickly helping parents find the answer to this common query.

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3405 Midway Road, Suite 650
Plano, TX 75093

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