Now that it is warm outside, you and your children will be spending more time in the great outdoors. Make sure you are protecting the family from ticks.
HPV Vaccinations are Available at Maryland Farms Pediatrics
HPV, Human Papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the US. It is estimated that 79 million Americans are currently infected and that 50% of sexually active men and women will contract the virus.
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.
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.
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
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:
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