For Parents

As parents, you may have questions and concerns regarding your child.

At Pediatric Associates we care about the health of your child. Our “For Parents” section is here to try and help address some of the more common issues we are often asked as pediatric providers.


Have questions about your child’s immunization schedule? View our recommended schedule here.

Dosage Charts

Click below for information and dosage guidelines. Please consult one of our providers if you have any questions.

Acetaminophen Dosage for Infants and Children

Ibuprofen Dosage for Infants and Children

Recommended Resource

MD 4Kids App
For your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad For Android

For computers: Access the symptom checker and dosage charts online

Check symptoms, recommended dosages and moreWhat should you do if your child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can your child return to school or child care after an illness? Health problems can arise anytime – evenings, weekends, when you’re at work or traveling or your doctor’s office is closed.

MD 4KIDS is designed especially for these times. The care guides help you make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries you can manage on your own.

Use MD 4KIDS to:

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If you think that your child is having a medical emergency, call 911 or the number for the local emergency ambulance service NOW. And when in doubt, call your doctor NOW or go to the closest emergency department.