Midtown Pediatrics

1400 4th Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-329-7200
FAX:  205-329-7250

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Our Team

Margaret Anne Thiele, MD
Dr. Thiele earned her medical degree at the East Virginia Medical School and completed her pediatric internship and residency at UAB. She is Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Theresa J. Bolus, MD
Dr. Bolus earned her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed her pediatric internship and residency at UAB. She is Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Laurie Moore, MD
Dr. Moore earned her medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem and completed her pediatric internship and residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC and also at Children's National Medical Center. She is Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Lauree Jones, MD
Dr. Jones earned her medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at University of Alabama at Birmingham and The Children's Hospital of Alabama. She is Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Ashley Davis Beasley, MD
Dr. Beasley earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed her pediatric internship and residency at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.


FAQs

Q: What causes ear infections?
A:
Exposure to cigarette smoke, bottle-propping or upper-respiratory infections (i.e., the "common cold").

Q: Is acetaminophen or ibuprofen better for a fever?
A:
In most children older than 6 months, ibuprofen will work faster and last longer.

Q: When will my child stop wetting the bed?
A:
If your child has not stopped wetting the bed by age 5 or 6, you should consult your pediatrician.

Q: When will my baby get its first tooth?
A:
Anywhere between 4-12 months, usually.

Q: How will I know if my baby has asthma?
A:
Your pediatrician will hear your child wheezing on multiple occasions.

Q: When can my baby stop drinking formula?
A:
Around the first birthday.

Q: My toddler doesn't like milk. Is it essential to her diet?
A:
Not necessarily. You may substitute other dairy products (such as cheese, yogurt or calcium-fortified orange juice) in your child's diet. Broccoli is also a good source of calcium.

Q: My child had a fever. When can he return to school/daycare?
A:
Your child should be "fever-free" for at least 24 hours before returning and well enough to participate in group activities.