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We provide comprehensive pediatric healthcare in a caring environment.

Fairhope Pediatrics

We provide comprehensive pediatric healthcare in a caring environment.

To protect our patients, families, and staff from COVID-19, we continue to require all patients and family members two years and older to wear a mask when entering the office, without exceptions. Thank you.

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Traveling with Children: Essential Tips for a Smooth Family Adventure

Traveling with children can be a mix of excitement and challenge, whether you're hitting the road, taking to the skies, or boarding a train. At Fairhope Pediatrics, we understand the importance of ensuring a smooth journey for both parents and children of all ages.

Here are some essential tips to help you prepare for a stress-free adventure:

Pack Essentials for Comfort and Safety

When traveling by car, plane, or train, packing essentials is crucial. For car travel, ensure your child's car seat is properly installed and...

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Summer Safety Tips for Parents

There’s nothing like the first day of summer break when you’re a kid. The joy and freedom of endless sunny days bring opportunities for fun, exploration, and new experiences. However, as parents, ensuring that your children enjoy a safe summer is crucial. At Fairhope Pediatrics, we want to help you make the most of this wonderful season with these pediatrician-approved safety tips.

Avoid Sunburn

One of the primary concerns during summer is protecting your child from sunburn. The sun's rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., so it’s essential...

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Navigating Childhood Fevers: When to Seek Pediatric Guidance

As a parent or caregiver, dealing with a child's fever can be a concerning experience. Understanding the facts about fevers and knowing when to seek professional advice can empower you to make informed decisions for your child's health.

Fever Basics:

  • Fever is a common response to infections and illnesses in children. It is a natural part of the body's defense mechanism, indicating that the immune system is working to combat an underlying issue.

Normal Fever Duration:

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Initiating the Conversation: Talking to Your Teen About Vaping

As parents, navigating the terrain of difficult discussions with our teenagers can feel like walking on thin ice. One of these critical talks revolves around the pervasive issue of vaping, a concerning trend among middle and high school students. While it might seem challenging to broach this subject, it’s crucial to understand the dangers of vaping and engage in an open, honest conversation with our teens.

Vaping, often touted as a harmless activity, poses significant health risks, especially to young, developing minds and...

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Understanding Anxiety Across Different Ages: A Guide for Parents

As parents, it's important to recognize that anxiety is a common part of life for children, and it can manifest differently at each stage of their development. Here at Fairhope Pediatrics, we aim to support you in understanding the signs and symptoms of anxiety at various ages. By identifying these signs early on, you can provide the vital support and interventions needed to help your children navigate their emotions effectively.

Infancy and Toddlerhood:

While it may seem surprising, even infants...

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Signs Your Child May Need an Eye Exam

As a parent, ensuring your child's optimal health and development is a top priority. Vision plays a crucial role in a child's learning and overall well-being. Recognizing the signs that may indicate a need for an eye exam is essential for early detection and intervention.

Common Signs to Watch For:

  • Squinting or blinking frequently: If you notice your child squinting or blinking excessively, it could indicate a refractive error such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. These conditions can cause blurred vision and eye...
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Understanding Autism: Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness, promoting acceptance, and celebrating the unique strengths and abilities of individuals on the autism spectrum. As your pediatrician's office, we recognize the importance of understanding autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and providing support to families navigating this journey.

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. It is characterized by a wide range of symptoms and challenges,...

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Updates to Our Office Mask Policy

Dear Fairhope Pediatrics Patients and Families,

We know that you depend on us to be the pediatric health experts for your family and to provide the safest environment possible for every child who enters our office. With the end of the public health emergency, we are updating our office mask policy as follows:

We require that any patient who presents with concern for a contagious illness (for example, fever, cough, and/or sore throat) wear a mask for the duration of their time in the office. For patients who do not have symptoms of a contagious illness, we welcome those patients and their...

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Vaccines Save Lives

As medical professionals, we feel very strongly that vaccinating children on schedule with currently available vaccines is absolutely the right thing to do for all children and adolescents.

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