Patient Resources

Honey, a Natural Cough Suppressant

Does your toddler have a bothersome cough with their cold?   Did you know that honey is a natural cough suppressant?   It has been proven effective for reduction of cough in a randomized trial and is recommended by the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics for treatment of cough with URI.

Physical Forms

Downloadable TSSAA Preparticipation Medical Evaluation Form & Emergency Treatment/Parent’s Consent Form

Choosing a Pediatrician

Maryland Farms Pediatrics offers free prenatal visits or “meet the doctor” visits if your children are older and you are considering a change in pediatrician. Parents may also choose one of our physicians or our practice in the hospital without a prenatal visit. We love for expectant parents to visit our office so they can

Welcome Dr. Rachael Guice

Maryland Farms Pediatrics is excited to announce that Dr. Rachael Guice is joining our practice in October 2015. Dr. Guice recently completed her Pediatric Residency at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.

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Immunization Schedule 7-18 yrs

Always know what vaccines are recommended and when to see your pediatrician with this downloadable schedule. For children from age 7 through 18. We recommend taking a look at our vaccination policy as well. Easy-to-Read Schedule for Preteens and Teens, 7-18 Years

Hospital Care

Your pediatrician is in charge of the medical care of your baby from the time of his or her birth and will be called at the time of delivery. Your baby will have a complete physical exam by one of our doctors within 24 hours. Our physicians take turns going to the hospital nurseries each

Routine Pediatric Care

Please try to schedule these well-child visits when your child is well! A sick child is often not cooperative, and we only do shots when a child is well. Please call several days or weeks in advance for a well-child checkup. We are very busy with school physicals during June, July, and August. 4-5 days:

Breastfeeding

We support breastfeeding enthusiastically! Breast milk is the best nutrition for your baby, and the encounter between mother and baby at nursing time is emotionally satisfying to both. In our opinion, most newborns, if stable, can be placed directly on the breast after delivery and given no supplement. Breast milk usually comes in three to

Bottle Feeding

Infant formulas are fine too! Most babies tolerate a formula based on cow’s milk. These are iron-containing formulas. The iron is important and does not cause constipation. If your baby has an allergy, this will become clear over the first couple of weeks, and we may suggest a formula based on soy or an even