Infant Walkers…Just Say NO!

The most exciting thing that many parents experience is watching their children conquer all their “firsts” – first time rolling over, first time sitting up, first time crawling, and first time pulling up to stand. In this excitement, many parents are eager to see their baby walk “early”, leading many parents to lean toward the […]

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Medical Home

At Pathway Pediatrics we strive to create a “Medical Home” for our patients and their families. The concept of a medical home was initiated by the American Academy of Pediatrics in the 1960s. As technology has evolved, organizations that look at the quality of medical care have begun to further define what constitutes a medical […]

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Telehealth during COVID-19

One of the many changes COVID-19 has brought to our office is the addition of telemhealth. This is a service that enables us to provide your child with healthcare via a media platform such as Zoom. Your child must meet certain criteria, determined by our schedulers, in order to be a candidate for a telemedicine […]

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Dangers of ‘Choking Game’

A game that consist of adolescents intentionally choking or making themselves pass out is now trending in the 9-16 age range. Studies show that approximately 5 to 11 percent of children and adolescents have participated in an activity commonly referred to as the “choking game,” in which blood and oxygen to the brain is cut […]

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We are so very excited to introduce you to Brittnie Duff, CPNP!

Brittnie is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Brittnie graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2018 and completed her Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Alabama in 2014.  Brittnie worked as a neonatal nurse for 4 years and practiced as a Nurse Practitioner for 1 year prior to joining the Pathway team […]

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FLU 2019!

Flu season is just around the corner. Take time to read these important tips on how to protect your family against flu this season. What are everyday preventive actions? • Try to avoid close contact with sick people. • The first and most important step is to get a flu vaccine each year • If […]

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