Entries by Sarah Grube

Our Pediatric Approved Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…again! Don’t panic, at Fairhope Pediatrics we have you covered with our pediatric approved gift guide. Although high-ticket items are popular buys, it is important we remember your child’s specific developmental needs. Trust us, we got Santa’s approval! Infants (0-1 Years): In the first year, your baby will […]

How To Celebrate Thanksgiving With Food Allergies

Thanksgiving is almost here, and we could not be more thankful! Did you know 8% of children and 5% of adults have food allergies? Food allergies can be hard to avoid, especially during a food-filled holiday. At Fairhope Pediatrics, we are here to help you prepare and stay away from preventable food allergy accidents! Plan […]

Your Pediatrician’s Guide to Halloween: Trick-or-Treating Safety.

Mummies and monsters are the least of your worries on Halloween when cars, costumes, COVID-19, and stranger danger can give you a fright. To keep Halloween on a sweet note, a little preplanning and precaution can keep each family member safe and smiling. Before your big night out, review our pediatrician-approved list of Halloween safety […]

Let’s Talk: Potty Training

As your baby grows into a toddler and beyond, there are many ways they will become more independent. While reaching milestones can be exciting, potty training might require more of your patience and attention. Every child is different, so it can be tricky to know which potty-training approach will work best for your child. In […]

Vaccinations: What You Need to Know

While many parents spend this time of year focusing on school supplies and uniforms, they often forget to add vaccinations to their to-do list. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Alabama has seen a drastic decrease in pediatric well visits and routine immunization appointments being scheduled. We encourage parents to stay […]

Water Fun and Safety in the Sun!

Is your child afraid of the water? We have solutions! Summer is the best time to get your children acclimated to the water. For younger kids, water may seem scary due to its unknown touch and feel, and the thought of being submerged in liquid can be alarming. Check out our tips below on how […]

Keep Your Kids Active This Summer

Summertime is here! What family activities do you have planned? Although taking a break from school is a good reset for your children, it is not the time to take a break from developmental and behavioral learning. In fact, it is quite the opposite! Keeping your kids active builds a sense of confidence and self-worth, […]

Our Story: Meet the Practice

Fairhope Pediatrics has been caring for children in Baldwin County, Alabama, for more than 12 years and takes pride in providing personalized, whole-child pediatric care in a warm, welcoming environment. The team at Fairhope Pediatrics works closely with patients and families to make every visit a positive one. Dr. Skinner, the founder of Fairhope Pediatrics, […]