Rainbow Pediatrics
Fayetteville Office
(910) 486-5437
Hope Mills Office
(910) 426-5430
Raeford Office
(910) 904-0404

FAQs

‘Tis the season for congestion, runny noses, sore throats, and fevers. While winter illnesses are to be expected, it is nice to know what to be on the lookout for and how to protect your family best this season. Here are a few of the most common illnesses we are seeing. Upper Respiratory (Tract) Infection […]

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Bumpy, scaly, red, inflamed rashes can be scary, especially when they appear on our kids. There are many different rashes a child can develop and it can be challenging to differentiate between them. Knowing how to identify and appropriately treat a rash is important knowledge for parents to have. It is even more important to […]

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A common concern we receive as pediatricians from parents of young children is whether or not their child’s speech and language are developing appropriately. Understanding a child who isn’t speaking clearly can be frustrating for not only the parent, but also the child. It can also be challenging when comparing children whose speech develops at […]

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Making the annual trek to the pediatrician’s office for a well-child checkup is an important part of maintaining your child’s overall health. Not only does it allow the pediatric provider a chance to monitor their physical health and development, while immunizing them against certain diseases and illnesses, it also provides an opportunity to assess their cognitive […]

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Being a parent is a big responsibility and with it comes many questions. Unfortunately, babies do not come with manuals so it is often up to the pediatric providers to provide the answers to many important questions. Here are the five most frequently asked questions we receive, as pediatricians, from new parents.

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We accept most major medical health plans, and we make it easy for you. See our payments page. 

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Generally, a healthy baby may travel by car or plane soon after birth.

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You can take your newborn out to a non-crowded environment at any time.

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No. Hospitalists perform circumcisions in the hospital

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We do not discourage the use of alternative medicine, assuming there are no harmful side effects. However, for most alternative remedies there is little scientific documentation to prove their effectiveness. It is our philosophy to avoid unnecessary medications and interventions. We feel that less is better.

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Immunizations represent one of the most impressive medical advances of our age. Devastating diseases such as whooping cough (pertussis), meningitis, and polio, which used to claim the lives of many children, have almost disappeared. Other less severe but unpleasant diseases, such as chicken pox or the flu (influenza), can now be prevented. Since most of […]

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At Rainbow Pediatrics of Fayetteville, we adhere to the immunization schedules recommended by the AAP. No baby likes shots, so we do our best to keep the needles to a minimum. Please see our immunization schedule  for more information.

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Yes, we administer all the immunizations (aka vaccinations) currently recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics; these immunizations have been proven safe and effective. When a new vaccine is introduced, the AAP carefully reviews the benefits and efficacy before offering it to patients. And so do we.

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There’s always a Rainbow Pediatrics of Fayetteville provider on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. After hours, the office answering machine will give you the on-call number, which forwards you directly to our after hours answering service.  They will contact the on call provider if needed.  In case of a true emergency, […]

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If you have a medical question, you can call the office during the day. At Rainbow Pediatrics of Fayetteville, we make a point of being available. During office hours, we have a nurse voice mail that is constantly monitored.

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We try to accommodate sick visits the day you call.

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Appointments for physical exams follow the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended schedule.  See the following link (put a link to the well child check schedule) For your convenience we offer sick walk in times Monday-Friday 8:00-9:00 at the Robeson Street and Hope Mills locations.  All other sick visits will need to be scheduled by calling […]

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We know your time is valuable, so we do our best to stick to the schedule and limit your wait. However, our philosophy is to make sure that each concern is properly addressed, even if that means we occasionally get backed up. The important thing is that parents know that when they or their kids […]

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We are affiliated with Cape Fear Valley Health System, 1638 Owen Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304 Phone (910) 615-4000, www.capefearvalley.com

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