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Toddlers

Head Lice- A Lousy Issue!

This podcast reviews head lice- an extremely common and itchy pediatric condition!

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Toddlers

Cutting through the NOISE

In today's podcast we review the topic of noise and the harmful effects of environmental sound exposure on developing ears.

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Teens

Teen Pregnancy, Abortion and Access to Care

In this episode we review teen pregnancy, options for unsafe or undesired pregnancy and abortion care.

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Teens

Preparing for college

In today’s podcast, we discuss preparing for college. We review application process as well as how to prepare to leave home for the first time.

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Toddlers

Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding- What's New?

This episode is an evidence-based update regarding the new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2022 guidelines for safe sleep and breastfeeding.

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Infectious Diseases

Monkeypox Madness

In this episode we discuss the ongoing Monkeypox virus outbreak

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Teens

Pediatric Obesity

Obesity is one the the most common medical conditions in the US with nearly 20% of children 2-19 meeting criteria for obesity. In this podcast we discuss obesity diagnosis and treatment.

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Babies

Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

Every 15 minutes in the United States a baby is born with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). In todays episode we discuss what NOWS is, how it's treated and work to reduce the stigma associated with NOWS.

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Babies

Infant Formula

In this episode we discuss infant formula feeding, including the different formula options on the market, how to safely prepare formulas, and why homemade formulas are dangerous for little ones.

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Teens

Itching, Sneezing and Wheezing- A Discussion on Seasonal Allergies

40% of children have seasonal allergies. In todays podcast, allergist Dr. Anh Nguyen joins us to review what causes seasonal allergies, how they are diagnosed and treated.

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Dr Lena's journey into motherhood

In this special 100th podcast episode, Dr. Lena processes the first few months as a new mom.

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Children

School Readiness

How do you know if your child is ready for kindergarten? How can you help prepare your child for attending school? Listen in to this podcast discussing school readiness.

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Teens

Youth Sports Injuries- Part 2

In part 2 on youth sports injuries, we focus on injuries of the lower extremities and further review how to avoid these injuries from occurring in the first place!

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Teens

Youth Sports Injuries- Part 1

Youth sports injuries are COMMON! In part 1 of this 2-part podcast, we discuss acute vs. overuse injuries, prevention strategies and review the most common injuries of the upper extremity.

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Toddlers

Childproofing 101

In this episode we review ways to create the safest possible home environment for your curious kids!

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Toddlers

Autism Spectrum Disorder- Part 2

Autism is very common, with 1 in 44 children in the US now qualifying as having an autism spectrum disorder, in this 2 part episode we explore autism with a clinical psychologist from the MIND Institute.

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Toddlers

Autism Spectrum Disorder- Part 1

Autism is very common, with 1 in 44 children in the US now qualifying as having an autism spectrum disorder, in this 2 part episode we explore autism with a clinical psychologist from the MIND Institute.

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Toddlers

Snack Attack: How to Promote Healthy Snacking

In today’s episode, we discuss the wonderful world of snacks. How to encourage nutritious snacks, foods to avoid and how to prep snacks to allow for healthy food on the go.

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Practically Perfect - Addressing Perfectionism in Kids

Is your child a perfectionist? Maybe the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree? In today’s podcast we discuss perfectionism.

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Toddlers

Milestones: Social Emotional Development

Check out today’s podcast for part 3 from the Milestones Matter Series! Today’s topic focuses on social-emotional milestones.

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Toddlers

Milestones: Language Development

We’re joined by Dr. Stephanie Tangsombatvisit, a fellow in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, to discuss language development.

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Toddlers

Motor Milestones

Pediatricians screen for motor skills to make sure that kids are on track for routine behavior such as head control, crawling, rolling over, pulling to a stand, walking, feeding and more.

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Toddlers

Childhood Grief

In this episode, we are joined by Emily McDaniel — a certified child life specialist at UC Davis Children’s Hospital —in the discussion of grief after the death of a loved one.

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