Temperature 101: How to Accurately Check Your Child’s Temperature


Evan has a fever. You can tell just by looking at him. But you wonder why his temperature varies so much depending on what type of thermometer you use. Which one is accurate? Surely the highest? When your child is sick, the last thing you want to do is rely on a method that gives unreliable readings. Or worse, incorrectly check his temperature.   Read more

The 2017-2018 Flu Vaccine – What You Need to Know


As parents begin flocking to the pharmacy in search of over the counter pain reliever, cough medicine and tissue for the common cold, we realize the nearness of the 2017-2018 flu season. Read more

ADHD Testing in Fayetteville


He fidgets, doesn’t seem to listen, has trouble focusing, and has difficulty completing the tasks asked of him. Sound familiar? Many parents wrestle with concern over whether their child has ADHD. As one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders in children, the CDC reports that approximately 11% of children 4-17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADHD. But what does it take to accurately diagnose a child or adult, with ADHD? If ADHD testing is based on subjective evidence, how does a parent know the diagnosis is accurate? Read more

Fayetteville Recognizes Rainbow Pediatrics as 2017 Best Pediatrician


Fayetteville, North Carolina based Rainbow Pediatrics is pleased to announce that it has been selected for another consecutive year as the “Best Pediatrician” in the Fayetteville Observer’s 2017 “Readers Choice” awards.

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Teaching Independence with Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids


Teaching children responsibility should begin at a young age. Independence breeds confidence, and we all want our kids to grow up to be confident adults. However, many parents unknowingly keep kids from doing things they are perfectly able to complete for themselves. This is often because they are unaware of what their child is capable of. This results in a generation of entitled children who have difficulty holding a job. Read more

Back to School Vaccines – What Parents Need to Know


The beginning of the new school year is upon us, and whether your child is new to the area or is starting at a new school, vaccines are a requirement. While Cumberland County Schools will give parents thirty days from the first day of enrollment to meet the immunization requirement, they are necessary nonetheless. Read more

Cord Blood Banking – Four Questions You Need to Ask Before Deciding


Many expectant parents are surprised to learn about cord blood banking while at the hospital for delivery of their child. This is a stressful time to make a major decision. Many parents report wishing they knew more about cord blood banking before giving birth. It is important to know the facts, so we have compiled four questions expectant parents should ask before deciding on cord blood banking.   Read more

Lice 101 – What Parents Need to Know for Safely Finding and Treating Lice


No parent wants to learn their child has lice. It can happen to anyone regardless of their economic standing. Lice do not pick and choose the heads on which they appear based on who is clean or who is dirty. While the school year is a common time for lice infestations to occur, the summer is also prime time. Sleepovers and summer camp provide perfect opportunities for lice to become a problem. Read more

Constipation and What You Need to Know About Your Child’s Bowel Movements (aka poop)


Healthy bowel habits are essential for the overall health and wellness of your child. As one of the most common concerns a parent can have, constipation, at one point or another, happens to everyone. Chronic constipation can lead to other health issues and should not be left unaddressed. Here is some valuable information about constipation, bowel habits and the impact they can have on your child’s health. Read more

How to Tell if Your Child Has a Cold or Allergy?


Your child feels run down. Their nose is running. They are sneezing and coughing. You wonder if it is the common cold or perhaps they have a seasonal allergy? More importantly, you wonder if they are contagious. Read more

   
 

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1327 Robeson Street
Fayetteville, NC 28305
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