Pediatric Specialists of Plano

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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COVID-19 Vaccines Recommended for Eligible Teens

What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccines for teens

Our Plano pediatricians want parents to know there are approved COVID-19 vaccines for eligible teens. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the Pfizer vaccine for teens who are 16 and older. Currently, Pfizer is the only vaccine available for patients under age 18. However, drug manufacturers have started trials for children 12 and up,

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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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PSOP Kids help kids in Honduras

PSOP helping kids in Honduras

PSOP kids show their support for the impoverished children in El Progreso, Yoro, Honduras. The office helped sponsor a fundraiser to aid with expenses at an orphanage and nutrition center. The aid is desperately needed after recent hurricanes severely damaged the orphanage.

Dr. Messner continues to help this community.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

Our doctors explain how to talk to your kids about COVID-19

You, like most parents around the world, are likely wondering how to talk to your kids about COVID-19. Our Plano pediatricians know how overwhelming this time is for moms and dads everywhere. Across the globe, parents are trying their best to work from home,

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Telemedicine Is Now Available

Our pediatricians are now offering telemedicine and virtual appointments

Fear and uncertainty are spreading as quickly as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As a parent, you want to keep your child safe and healthy. As Plano pediatricians, we share this goal, which is why we’re now offering telemedicine. These virtual options include appointments for everyday concerns and remote screening for COVID-19.

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Get COVID-19 Screening at Home

Now offering remote COVID-19 screening for kids

Is it a cold, the flu or something more concerning? As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the United States, our team at Pediatric Specialist of Plano is taking steps to protect our patients and our staff. Remote COVID-19 screening for children, in coordination with Children’s Health℠ Virtual Care,

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Message to Parents about Coronavirus

Message to parents about coronavirus: Our main concern is patient care and safety

Our message to parents about coronavirus is simple: our physicians and staff are working diligently to keep our patients and staff as safe as possible as we all deal with COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. We have made several changes to address the evolving conditions caused by the virus.

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Giving Medications During Summer Break

Tips for giving medications during summer vacation

Summer break is finally approaching, and our Plano pediatricians want to make sure that all our patients and their parents are prepared for the upcoming adventures. Happy, healthy kids are an essential ingredient in making summer fun. One important way to keep the fun going is giving medications during summer safely.

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The Basics of Children’s Nutrition

Find guidance and support for children’s nutrition

As Plano pediatricians, we know that you work hard to help your child stay healthy. We also know that children’s nutrition can feel like an uphill battle, but it is essential to a child’s health. Healthy eating habits can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses and obesity later in life.

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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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