Navigating Thanksgiving with Picky Eaters: Tips for an Enjoyable Feast!

As Thanksgiving approaches, families across the country are preparing for a delightful and bountiful feast. Yet, for parents with picky eaters in the family, the prospect of an enjoyable holiday meal can sometimes seem challenging. Fret not, because we’re here to offer some tried-and-true tips for navigating Thanksgiving with picky eaters while ensuring a memorable, […]

Ensuring a Spooktacular & Safe Halloween for Your Child!

Halloween, with its costumes, candies, and creative decorations, is an exciting time for children and families. However, it’s also essential to prioritize safety during this festive season. At Fairhope Pediatrics, we care deeply about the well-being of your children, and we’re here to offer some tips on ensuring a safe Halloween for your little trick-or-treaters. […]

Back to School – Germ Prevention

Hey there, parents and caregivers!  The school bells have rung and the kids are back in their classrooms! This new season of learning and growth also means potential encounters with germs. At Fairhope Pediatrics, we understand the importance of a healthy environment, so we’re here with some practical tips for germ prevention to help you […]

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month: Debunking Breastfeeding Myths

Hi there, August is a very special month as it marks National Breastfeeding Month – a time dedicated to promoting the many benefits of breastfeeding for both babies and mothers.   Let’s set the record straight! Here are three common breastfeeding myths debunked for you: Myth #1: “Breastfeeding is easy from the start.” Reality: Breastfeeding […]

Story Time, Petting Zoo, Face Painting & More!

Put this date on your calendar! Thursday, July 27th at 3:30pm. We would love for you to join us for our Summer Reach Out & Read event next week. We will have a special guest joining us to read “What Happens When You Give A Mouse A Cookie?”. We will also have milk + cookies, a […]

Summer is here!

As we enter the Summer and the new school year approaches, it’s time to prioritize our children’s health and well-being. Summer is the perfect time to ensure that you are up-to-date with wellness exams and that you are staying active and healthy as a family. Scheduling a back-to-school wellness exam for your child is an […]

 June – National Safety Month 

With June being National Safety Month, it’s a great time to take a moment and make sure that your children are safe and sound. Let’s work together to ensure the well-being of our little ones! When it comes to child safety, there’s a lot to think about. Kids are naturally curious and love to explore, […]

Asthma Month + Public Health Emergency Ending

May is Asthma Month, so we wanted to highlight a few key facts about asthma for you! Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease in children. It affects more than 6 million U.S. children and leads to over 13 million missed days of school each year. Yet as common as it is, asthma can […]

We Want To See Your Healthy Child!

Bringing your child into Fairhope Pediatrics when they are sick is a no-brainer. Did you know that we love seeing your healthy children in the office, too? Wellness care visits are just as important as sick visits. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) publishes a set of comprehensive health guidelines for well-child care, known as […]

Sports Physicals

As our children begin to move through school, they are presented with opportunities to play a variety of sports. Most states in the US require children to have a sports physical before they are allowed to train. So, what is a sports physical? A sports physical is known at the doctor’s office as a preparticipation […]