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  • Dr. Erika Schumacher
    Doctor

    Dr. Schumacher is a passionate advocate for child and adolescent health and wellness. She takes a holistic approach to managing all patient concerns, no matter how small. She is passionate about the rights of children and young adults to live safe, healthy, and productive lives.

    Dr. Schumacher has practiced medicine in Farmington since 2015, after leaving her positions at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Meriden Pediatric Associates, in Connecticut. Her husband is a native of Cornville, near Skowhegan, and she has loved being closer to family and friends again! She has two children, Elsa (age 8) and Sigrid (age 5). They are both students in RSU 9. Dr. Schumacher and her family live at home in Farmington with their two 'COVID kitties,' Chocolate and Coconut. 

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  • Kerri, MA
    Medical Assistant

    Kerri is a lifelong resident of Franklin County and a passionate and active member of our community. Kerri is a graduate of Mt Blue High School and has been employed by both LEAP (as a direct support professional for adults with developmental disabilities), and Franklin Memorial Hospital, working almost her entire career in the outpatient pediatric setting. She earned her Certificate in Clinical Medical Assisting in 2017 and is constantly looking to expand her knowledge base and skill set, in order to offer her patients the highest level of pediatric care available in Franklin County.

  • Ashley, MA
    Medical Assistant

    Ashley is also a lifelong resident of Franklin County. She is a skilled and compassionate medical assistant who specializes in pediatrics. Previous to working with Fiddlehead Pediatrics, she was employed at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

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  • Type 2 Diabetes: Tips for Healthy Living

    Children with type 2 diabetes can live a healthy life. If your child has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your child's doctor will talk with you about the importance of lifestyle and medication in keeping your child's blood glucose (blood sugar) levels under control. ...

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  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in young children. These infections can lead to serious health problems. UTIs may go untreated because the symptoms may not be obvious to the child or the parents. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about UTIs—what they are, ...

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  • Tips for Parents of Adolescents: Common Concerns

    Most importantly, let your teen know that he or she can talk with you and his or her doctor about dating and relationships. Offer your guidance throughout this important stage in your teen's life. ...

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  • Sleep Apnea and Your Child

    Does your child snore a lot? Does he sleep restlessly? Does he have difficulty breathing, or does he gasp or choke, while he sleeps? If your child has these symptoms, he may have a condition known as sleep apnea. ...

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  • Middle Ear Fluid and Your Child

    The middle ear is the space behind the eardrum that is usually filled with air. When a child has middle ear fluid (otitis media with effusion), it means that a watery or mucus-like fluid has collected in the middle ear. Otitis media means middle ear inflammation, and effusion means fluid. ...

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  • Sinusitis and Your Child

    Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the nose and sinuses. It is a very common infection in children. ...

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  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b

    Depends on the site of infection. May include ...

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  • Febrile Seizures

    In some children, fevers can trigger seizures. Febrile seizures occur in 2% to 5% of all children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years. Seizures, sometimes called “fits” or “spells,” are frightening, but they usually are harmless. Read on for information from the American Academy of Pediatrics ...

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  • Bronchiolitis and Your Young Child

    Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory illness among infants. One of its symptoms is trouble breathing, which can be scary for parents and young children. Read on for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about bronchiolitis, causes, signs and symptoms, how to treat it, and how to prevent ...

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  • Acute Ear Infections and Your Child

    Next to the common cold, an ear infection is the most common childhood illness. In fact, most children have at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. Many ear infections clear up without causing any lasting problems. ...

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Fiddlehead Pediatric Healthcare

Monday:

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Tuesday:

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Wednesday:

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Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

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8:00 am-5:00 pm

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