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Sun Safety: Protect Children & Beat the Heat

In today’s podcast, learn all about how to keep kids safe in the heat and different heat illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke

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Toddlers

Pain, please go away: Post-Op Pain Management

In today’s podcast, we explore techniques used to assess pain, non-pharmacological treatments for pain management, and common medications used to control pain—both before and after surgery

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Toddlers

What's with the bulge? Hernias in children

Pediatric hernias are common in children. In today’s podcast, we discuss what a hernia is and how inguinal and umbilical hernias are diagnosed and treated.

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Food Allergies in Children

Food allergies are common complaints in the pediatric office. In this episode we discuss how to differentiate true food allergies versus food intolerance.

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Getting Comfortable With Telehealth

In this episode we discuss the role that telemedicine has played during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Newborn Hospital Care

The first days in the hospital with your newborn are overwhelming. In this episode, we discuss the importance of and rationale behind the hepatitis B vaccine, erythromycin eye ointment and the vitamin K injection.

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Basics of Breastfeeding (Part 2)

Breastfeeding is mutually beneficial for both moms and children. Despite its known benefits, many women struggle with initiating and maintaining breastfeeding. In this 2-part series we chat with Dr. Hoyt-Austin.

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Basics of Breastfeeding (Part 1)

Breastfeeding is mutually beneficial for both moms and children. Despite its known benefits, many women struggle with initiating and maintaining breastfeeding. In this 2-part series we chat with Dr. Hoyt-Austin.

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Toddlers

Kids and Fever

Fever is an extremely common concern that presents to the pediatricians office. In this episode, we discuss the reasons why fevers occur so commonly in kids. We will debunk some of the common myths.

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Toddlers

Throwing Some Shade: A Discussion of Sun Safety

Sun exposure and sunburns increase the risk of skin cancer. That’s why it’s important to protect the skin of children from harmful UV rays.

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Soothing Your Fussy Baby

Crying is an important form of communication by babies, and babies can cry as soon as they are born. The crying generally peaks at about 6 weeks of age.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences Explained

Adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress are extremely common. Two out of every three people experience one or more traumatic early life event.

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Hard Times–Constipation in Children

Constipation is extremely common in children. In fact, it is one of the top 10 concerns brought up in the pediatric office. In this episode, we talk to pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Daphne Say about constipation.

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Riding in Cars With Kids–Car Seats, Boosters and Riding Shotgun

Car seats have been one of the biggest victories in child safety in our lifetime. However, many still find the laws and recommendations around car seats confusing.

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Toddlers

Advice On How To Deal With Unsolicited Parenting Advice

Have you ever been given unsolicited parenting advice? We know you have, it’s so common. And it can be so annoying. Sometimes it feels like people are judging you.

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Toddlers

Travel With Children–With Less Stress (Part 2)

Traveling with children can be stressful, but we have some ideas to make it easier. We continue our discussion from our last episode (Part 1).

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Toddlers

Travel With Children–With Less Stress (Part 1)

Traveling is stressful enough, but it's even more stressful when traveling with young children. But don't fret, we have a whole bunch of tips to make the trip easier for parents and more comfortable for children.

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Water Safety For Kids

Swimming and water sports are summer favorites for many kids and families. However, drowning is a leading cause of death in pediatrics leading many parents to be justifiably worried.

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Safe Sleep for Baby = Sweet Dreams for Mom & Dad

Sleep is important for new parents and their newborns. But what about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death? How worried should parents be about this potential tragedy?

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Mental Health

More Than The Baby Blues: Perinatal Depression

Pregnancy and new motherhood/fatherhood is expected to be an exciting and joyful time. But what is the impact of perinatal or postpartum depression?

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Babies

Skin-to-Skin Contact–Many Perks

Have you ever noticed how touch alone can instantly calm your baby? What are the known medical benefits of skin to skin contact in babies?

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Toddlers

Tantrums!

Temper tantrums are stressful for children (and their parents). How common are tantrums? Are they normal? What sets them off? What can parents do during a tantrum? What can be done to prevent tantrums?

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Toddlers

Infant & Toddler Sleep Challenges

When can parents expect infants to sleep through the night? How can parents help infants to go to sleep on their own? Is it healthy for parents to allow their children to cry themselves to sleep?

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Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is extremely common in infants and young children. With separation anxiety comes significant distress for parents and caregivers.

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