Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We hope that all of our Fairhope Pediatric families had a wonderful holiday season and are having a great start to 2023.   Did you make any resolutions for the new year?  The new year is a great chance for small changes and creating new habits or resolutions. These resolutions can be […]

December is here!

Can you believe that we are already in December? This year has flown by, and as we enter the holiday season, we have a lot to keep us busy. We are kicking off the month of December with National Handwashing Week. Washing our hands is imperative to staying healthy year-round and must be part of […]

Parenting During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us! Which means managing different school schedules, holiday shopping, hosting family, and food…tons and tons of food! Read along for some helpful information to help you survive and thrive during this time. Many of us just can’t wait for holiday decorating! It can be a great family activity to bring everyone […]

Preventative Care Tips During Flu Season

Cold and flu season is upon us and nothing is worse than a house full of runny noses! Fairhope Pediatrics has put together a handy list of tips and tricks to keep yourself and your loved ones healthy all season. The best preventative care tricks start with daily and weekly tasks we should all maintain […]

Let’s Get Back to School!

Heading back to school comes with endless errands and running around tying up loose ends before the school year starts. Fairhope Peds is here to help knock some of those items off your list! Did you know we have a patient portal to help you access your child’s medical records, request information from your provider, […]

Safety Guidelines for a Safe & Fun Summer

Water Safety   The best way to beat the summer heat is playing in the water! However, water can be extremely dangerous, so it is important to establish some water safety guidelines with your children before entering any body of water. Always swim with a buddy and have an adult present Apply a broad spectrum […]

Social Media and Mental Health: How to Help Your Child Develop Healthy Social Media Habits

In today’s world, children and teens are growing up in a digital age and are exposed to various types of devices. Social media influences how children and teens feel, learn, think, develop, and behave. It is inevitable for your child to be exposed to the online world, and at Fairhope Pediatrics, we encourage you to […]

Pediatric Mental Health Through Our Eyes

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and we thought it would be a great opportunity to share how Fairhope Pediatrics is leading the way in pediatric mental health. At each wellness visit, our patients are screened for depression, anxiety, and behavioral and developmental concerns. Our providers can treat and refer based on these results. […]

The Benefits of Laughter

Families that laugh together tend to be happier, healthier and more supportive of one another. As busy as life can be, it’s important to build fun into family time. Whether it’s singing silly songs in the car or telling jokes around the dinner table, remember to take a moment to laugh with your kids.  Kids […]

COVID-19 Vaccines Through the Eyes of a Pediatric Health Care Expert

As you consider getting your child vaccinated against COVID-19, you may find it difficult to process all the information circulating around vaccines. Fairhope Pediatrics is here to provide clarification and help you avoid misinformation as you consider vaccinating your child against COVID-19. The Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in […]