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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

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Finding Childcare During The COVID-19 Pandemic
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Childcare has always been an issue in this country for working parents and has only become more urgent and difficult to find in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PAST EPISODES

How To Talk To Teens About Taking Responsibility For Their Health
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As our children grow into teens (and eventually adults), there comes a time where we need to sit them down to talk about handling and advocating for their own health. 

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Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?
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Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?

Expert : Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP

We've heard about it every summer for years, but somehow it still happens, kids dying in hot cars.

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Modern Step-Parenting
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Modern Step-Parenting

Expert : Elizabeth Meade, MD, FAAP

The stereotype stepparents we saw in the movies growing up are outdated.

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What To Expect When Having A Newborn During A Pandemic
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Having a baby is typically a joyous and exciting time. But now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, going to and spending time in the hospital is worrisome, and the idea of bringing a new life into the world amidst all this can be overwhelming. 

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Electronic Devices and Young Kids
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Electronic Devices and Young Kids

Expert : Nusheen Ameenuddin, M.D., M.P.H.

As we move toward a more digital world, many parents are weighing the benefits of electronic devices - are they good or bad?

 

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Helping Teens Navigate Adolescence To Become Successful Adults
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One of the most important parts of being a parent, besides keeping your children alive, is helping them to navigate adolescence to become successful adults, giving them roots and wings. ... read more
Building Resilience & Bringing Teens Back From Difficult Times
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Times are tough for everyone these days, but especially teens who haven't been in school and can't hang out with their friends like they used to. ... read more
Talking To Children About Protests
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Talking To Children About Protests

Expert : Dr. Colleen Cira
Parents, especially White Parents, should be having conversations with children about race anyway, protests or not. Institutionalized racism is as old as America, so parents need to be talking to their children about power and privilege early on. ... read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on kids. The mental, psychosocial aspects of social distancing and isolation are starting to pile up as we enter another month of this new normal. ... read more

About Melanie

Melanie Cole, MS Melanie Cole, MS, is the RadioMD Director of Operations. She has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology.

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